How many squares are in this puzzle?
The correct answer to the puzzle is 40 squares. That’s right: It’s not 8, 16, 24, 28 or 30, and we’ll tell you why. The image is made up of eight tiny squares, 18 single squares, nine 2 x 2 squares, four 3 x 3 squares, and one 4 x 4 square. Still not sure where to find these supposed squares?
How does a puzzle box work?
Never use force to move a puzzle box piece. If it’s supposed to move, it will move easily. Puzzle boxes are decorative wooden boxes that can only be opened through a series of often-complicated moves, including sliding, unlocking, lifting and pressing.
What is a Japanese puzzle box?
The Japanese puzzle box is a traditional Personal Secret Box (Himitsu-Bako) that was designed over 150 years ago in the Hakone region of Japan. It is valued as a Yosegi-Zaiku is a mosaic woodwork usually applied to small handicrafts such as trays, boxes and chests.