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James Kerley Mechanical Puzzles

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James Kerley (Jim Kerley) is an Irish puzzle collector and mechanical wooden puzzle enthusiast. He has produced some fun assembly and packing puzzles. He has presented a number of mechanical wooden puzzles at the Nob Yoshigahara Puzzle Design Competition.


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James Kerley Puzzles

Jim has produced some great wooden puzzles, of which many are below (Please feel free to update on missing puzzles).

4 Colour Latin Quatromino Pieces Cryptic Crosses* Double Cross Puzzle
DC Tease Eight Squares* Emerald Isle*
Eye-Full Illusions Pentocto Pentagon Puzzle
Shamrock PuzzleBy*2 Two Star Puzzle

* TheMetagrobologist most wanted. Do you have a copy to sell/trade? Email or PM us on our Facebook Page.
*2 With Wei-Hwa Huang.


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