Puzzles in Trays

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“Heart”

£25.00                

A heart shape tray, usually of sycamore with an inset, usually of yew, plum, apple or cherry, cut into approx. 22 pieces. Size 80mm. x 75mm. x 20mm. Puzzle pieces are approx. 8mm. thick.

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“Trumps”      

£29.00

A round tray approx. 75mm. in diameter which holds a heart, club, diamond and spade embedded in a traditionally cut puzzle. Puzzle pieces are approx. 8mm. thick.

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“Butterfly”

£29.00                       

A butterfly shaped tray containing a pair of wings which are formed from one piece of wood cut in half to form a mirror image. Size 75mm. x 75mm. x 20mm. Puzzle pieces are approx. 8mm. thick.
 NB. No longer a stock item but can be made to order.

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“Bang!”

£30.00

A square tray approx. 75mm. The exploding centre produces many straight edges which gives this puzzle an increased level of difficulty. Puzzle pieces are approx. 8mm. thick.

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“It’s all Relative”

£30

Einstein’s famous equation on relativity, E =mc², but with a difference! Instead of “c²” the letter “c” is squared. Size of tray approx. 75mm. square. Puzzle pieces approx. 8mm. deep.

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“Oak Leaves”

£30.00

Superimposed oak leaves using contrasting woods. Size of tray approx. 75mm square. Puzzle pieces are approx. 8mm. thick.

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“Bishop in Trouble”

£30

A chess themed puzzle depicting a bishop and a rook. Size of tray approx. 75mm. square. Puzzle pieces approx. 8mm. deep.

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“Horse Within”

£30

Within the head of one horse there lies a second smaller horse. Size of tray approx. 75mm. square. Puzzle pieces approx. 8mm. deep.

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“Illusion”

£30.00    

A square tray approx. 75mm. inset with a puzzle in American walnut and sycamore. Is it two faces or a vase? Puzzle pieces are approx. 8mm. thick.

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“Triple Knot”

£35.00

A triangular tray approx. 75 mm in sapele, with a triangular knot set in relief to a jigsaw cut background. The triangular knot is know as a “Triquetra”, an early Christian symbol. Knot approx. 9mm thick and background 7mm.

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“Passing Ducks”

£38.00

A square tray measuring approx. 75mm. containing two swimming ducks with their interacting wakes producing the puzzle. Two woods used, sycamore and tuliptree, produce a chequered effect. Puzzle pieces are approx. 8mm. thick. Solution provided.

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“Sailing”

£42.00

A square tray, approx. 75mm., inset with a puzzle of pieces cut from sycamore and tuliptree to represent waves with 3 sailing boats in relief, made from padauk, amarillo and purpleheart. Puzzle pieces are approx. 8mm. thick.

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“Fishing Around”

£50.00

This unique puzzle is more than just replacing the fish back in their tray. Each of the 5 fish have pegs and on the other side of the tray is an array of holes. “Simply” cover all the holes with the fish!..more info.
Size of tray approx. 140mm. x 110mm. The fish are indivually shaped and are slightly raised in the tray.

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“Which Way”

£65.00 

A self standing rectangular tray which contains a line of bewildered penguins in walnut, set in a sycamore background. Size approx. 65mm. x 180mm. Puzzle pieces are approx. 7mm. thick, penguins 8mm.

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Keeping Up”

£70.00

A self standing tray approx.160mm. x 85mm. depicting a line of ducklings in lacewood following their mother in roupala lacewood. Background wake in tuliptree and sycamore. Puzzle pieces are approx. 7mm. thick, ducks 9mm.

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“Out of Egypt”

£75.00

This design was based on the triangular shapes of Pyramids, camel humps and sand dunes. Size approx. 65mm. x 180mm. Puzzle pieces vary in thickness approx. 7 - 9mm.

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“Snake in the Grass” 

£75.00

A rectangular tray inset with a sycamore or tuliptree background. The lacewood snake intertwines between grass in either sycamore or tuliptree. Size approx. 65mm. x 180mm. Background pieces are approx. 7mm. thick. Grass and snake approx. 9mm

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“Hexiamonds”   

£65.00

A double sided puzzle. The tray is a hexagon shape made in iroko and idigbo the puzzle being 12 pieces of sycamore. The pieces are shaped like birds and are every combination of 6 equilateral triangles joined together. Once you have completed the puzzle on one side of the tray, turn it over to find another shape to solve using the same pieces. Multiple solutions. One solution provided. Size approx. 160mm. x 100mm. Puzzle pieces are approx. 9mm. thick.

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“Dragon Pentominoes”  

£65.00

A double sided puzzle. A rectangular mahogany tray with 12 puzzle pieces in sycamore, stylised to look like a dragon. Each piece is every combination of 5 squares. There are many possible solutions to this puzzle. Once you have found one, then turn the tray over and using the same pieces try to make a cube - again there are many possible solutions. One solution provided for each side. Instructions enclosed. Size approx. 160mm. x 100mm. Puzzle pieces are 12mm. thick.

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“Bee-mused”

£85

A doubled layered puzzle based on hexagons with a ‘bee’ theme. The container based on a skep is approx. 100mm. in diameter. Puzzle pieces are approx. 8mm. deep. and no two pieces are the same. The bee is made from walnut, amarello and holly and is fastened to the hexagon piece. Mix the 2 layers for a real challenge or just play safe by doing the layers separately! Solution included.

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“Half Opened”

£85.00

This puzzle, based on a tin of sardines, has 2 layers of filets. The lid is detachable. Size approx. 120mm. x 60mm. x 30mm. Puzzle pieces are approx. 8mm. thick. Made to order only.

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