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Square 12 steps Natural wood Japanese puzzle box Himitsu-bako [s12n2023]

Square 12 steps Natural wood Japanese puzzle box Himitsu-bako [s12n2023]

Price: US$55.00(tax included)

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Item description

Six types of wood are used as decorations for this puzzle box.
Top and Bottom panels : Keyaki wood (Yellow), Jindai Keyaki (Dark green), Purple heart (Purple),
Mahogany (Bright brown).
Side panels : Mizuki (White), Nyatoh (Beige)
*Especially " Jindai Keyaki" is very rare wood and was buried in the ground for a long time, so this color was become.

Gimmick for opening the puzzle box : 12 steps
Moving panels and Slide keys : have 3 panels / 2 keys

Outside size : 3.04 x 3.04 x 1.96 inch (78 x 78 x 50 mm)
Inside storage space size : 1.61 x 2.51 x 1.41 inch (41 x 64 x 36 mm)

Include Description (solution sheet) and the gift box

This puzzle box is opened by 12 steps. This puzzle box is unique square shape puzzle box.
The Japanese puzzle box is made from only wood. This puzzle box is made by Hiroyuki Oka.

"The Japanese puzzle box (Himitsu-bako) is made only of wood, environmentally-friendly products. This a one of traditional art work of Japan. The origin goes back even to the Edo and Meiji era (1800s) in Japan. It has been handed down by the very few craftsmen. I am crafting full-time these puzzle boxes by myself. I had training for 10 years and I'm crafting these Japanese puzzle boxes and Yosegi-zaiku for over 20 years. All items are made in my workshop and shipped to you directly. I will promise that all boxes are of good quality. My Puzzle boxes will move smoothly, because I will check and test all puzzle boxes before shipping. If you have a question, Please feel free to ask me anything. Thank you!. Hiroyuki Oka"

The puzzle box outside (Length) size : 1 sun (Mame / 4.3cm / 1.70inch) , 2 sun (6.0cm / 2.35inch) , 3 sun (9.0cm / 3.54inch) , 4 sun (11.6cm / 4.56inch) , 5 sun (15.0cm / 5.90inch) , 6 sun (18.0cm / 7.00inch) , 7 sun (21.0cm / 8.25inch).


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