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Vesa Timonen Mechanical Puzzles

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Vesa Timonen is a popular Finish puzzle designer (Poiometagrobologist) and manufacturer (Metagrobologist) who is renowned for his unique, elegant and deceptively simple puzzle designs.

In 2008 he won first prize with his ‘Tangerine puzzle and in 2007 won the Puzzlers Choice and Jury Grand Prize for his cast puzzle The Loop which is now produced by Hanayama. If you have information, or images to support this designer and puzzle craftsman page please feel free to get in touch.

Designer Information

If you have information on this puzzle craftsman, or images to support this page please feel free to get in touch.

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Purchase some of his puzzles here:
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Vesa Timonen Puzzles

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

Burr SimpleCast CylinderCast Dounuts
Cast HookCast LoopCast Square
Double Squared*IdenttrickLox in Box
Lox in Box IISolitaire ChessThe Lucky Horseshoe
The PieceThe StrapThe Tap Tappen
TiltTimonen BurrTreasure Chest
Tricky Gift Box

*TheMetagrobologist most wanted. Do you have a copy to sell/trade? Email or PM us on our Facebook Page.


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