How To: Solve the Hanayama Cast Devil metal puzzle

Solve the Hanayama Cast Devil metal puzzle

Learn how to solve the Hanayama Cast Devil metal puzzle. Hanayama cast iron puzzles are the perfect solution to being bored. This video tutorial will show you exactly how to solve this mind boggling Cast Devil puzzle, which is rated a 4 out of 6 in difficulty by Hanayama.

Hanayama: The early 20th century witnessed a kind of puzzle boom, which in 1905 gave birth to an absurdly simple looking puzzle known as the "Devil's Claws". We were surprised at how nicely this new version turned out after deciding to revise the original. Do not let the smooth looks of this one fool you. Those who let frustration take over often leave this puzzle forever unsolved. Dedicated to the true puzzler!

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The trouble is, that my two pieces appear to have gone wrong whilst I was fiddling with it. The two pieces line up with eachother, so that one can slide over the other, the two 'side loops' preventing more motion. Does anyone have a way of getting to the stage as shown in the video from here? I'd be most grateful

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