If You Can Solve These Constantin Puzzles, You’re Pretty Much a Genius

Best Constantin Puzzles
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* These puzzles are made from laser-cut wood, metal and acrylic
* Each puzzle is extremely Intricate, and incredibly challenging
* They’re aesthetically pleasing, too

Here are three legendary puzzles from the mind of Jean Claude Constantin. With a name like that, it seems only fitting that one be something of an arcane puzzle master. These artfully crafted, deviously challenging spatial puzzles make a great gift for a gifted friend, or perhaps a gag-gift for the “very stable genius” in your life.

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1. Tough Measures

This wood and metal puzzle comes in an attractive plywood box. The goal of the puzzle is deceptively simple: fit the hinged rulers onto the space of the board. Do your puzzle-solving skills measure up? This one, like the best physical puzzles, requires just the right mix of brilliance and persistence.

Tough Measures puzzle Courtesy ThinkGeek

Tough Measures

$19.99

  

2. Flower Maze

It looks like an ornate decoration, almost like a mandala, and makes for a fine bit of bookshelf decor, once you’ve solved it… if you solve it. An escape room you can hold in your hand, the aim of this one is to free a ball bearing from the intricate, detailed maze contained within the circular metal design.

Flower Maze puzzle Courtesy ThinkGeek

Flower Maze

$19.99

  

3. Waiter’s Tray

This cool-looking wood and acrylic puzzle contains a devious sequence problem: model it mathematically or manipulate the bottles and use trial and error. The simplicity of the set-up belies the satisfaction of finally solving it.

Waiter's Tray puzzle Courtesy ThinkGeek

Waiter's Tray

$19.99

  

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