IPP22 Competition Entries   

The following are the 61 entries in the 2002 competition. The competition information booklet with full-size photos, instructions, and solutions is available in three MS Word 2000 documents: Part1 (1.2Mb), Part2 (0.75Mb), Part3 (2.0Mb).

All designs are copyrighted and are the intellectual property of the designer. All rights are reserved.

3 Brothers

Designer: Tatuo Miyamoto
Materials: walnut, tamo, etc.

Purchase: US$220.00 (Karakuri Club Member's price : US$180.00) Stock: only a few available now, but can be made to order. Contact Karakuri Club for more information.

Arched Bridge

Designer: Wim Zwaan
Materials: Wenge, mahogany, and hard maple

Purchase: Puzzles are available from the designer, including IPP22 and Cubeday. Contact the designer via e-mail for more information.

Block Box
Puzzlers' Award
First Prize

Designer: Kagen Schaefer
Materials: Sapele and Maple

Purchase: Two 12-puzzle limited editions will be produced; one this year and one next year. The price is $500. Both editions are sold out, but you can join the waiting list at Cleverwood Fine Woodworking

Bottle Puzzle

Designer: Donald Goddard
Materials: African blackwood with a boxwood cork

Purchase: Limited edition of 100 to be made available during IPP22 and afterwards. Contact the designer via e-mail for more information.

Bundle of Wood

Designer: Tom Lensch
Materials: Pieces: Bocote; frame: Maple

Can

Designer: Akio Kamei
Materials: cherry tree, walnut, etc.

Castle Money-Box Mk. 2

Designer: Donald Goddard
Materials: African blackwood

Purchase: Available during IPP22 and afterwards. Contact the designer via e-mail for more information.

Chequered Board Burr

Designer: Frans de Vreugd
Materials: Wood, Walnut (dark wood), Hard Maple (light wood), decorative splines from Jatoba (aka Brasilian Cherry)

Purchase: Puzzles can be obtained from the designer via e-mail. A small batch of 30 copies has been produced. Price is $30 + shipping. May also be available at Puzzlecraft.

Chromation

Designer: Don Charnley
Materials: Maple

Purchase: Contact the PuzzleCraft for purchase information.

Cityscape

Designer: Sjaak Griffioen
Materials: Rubber wood

Purchase: Available from the designer at IPP22 and via e-mail. Price 37€ plus shipping.

Collective

Designer: Brian Young
Materials: Center burr: Queensland Silver Ash; Outer burr: Western Australian Jarrah

Purchase: The puzzle is available at IPP22 and from the designer's web site. In addition to this version, the 24 piece frame is also available in Queensland Blackbean. 

Corner Cube
First Prize

Designer: Lee Krasnow
Materials: center: bolivian rosewood; middle: marbled macassar ebony; corner: cocobolo, Mexican kingwood, and bocote.

Purchase: Cost is $200, depending on wood used. Contact the designer via e-mail about waiting list.

Cube Brick

Designers: Zdravko Zivkovic and Kate Jones
Materials: Laminated faces on cubes; deluxe wood box

Purchase: Available from Kadon for $42.

Cube-like Puzzle Ring

Designer: Yael Friedman
Materials: Sterling silver

Cubes

Designer: Tom Cutrofello
Materials: Wood, plastic, paint

Purchase: See Puzzlecraft for more information.

Diamont

Designer: Vaclav Obsivac
Materials: plum-tree and maple

Purchase: Contact Bernhard Schweitzer for purchase information.

DoveTail Bar Puzzle

Designer: Norman Sandfield and Perry McDaniel
Materials: Walnut and maple woods

Edge-Corner-Cube

Designer: Markus Götz
Materials: beech; stainless steel wires (1.5mm and 2.0mm)

Four Triangles

Designer: Michael Toulouzas
Materials: Hard maple and black walnut

Purchase: The puzzle can be produced in just about any wood. Available from the designer for 90€ + shipping. Contact the designer via e-mail for more information.

Gold-Silver-Bronze
Honorable Mention

Designer: Oskar van Deventer
Materials: Cast tin, galvanized with gold and copper

Purchase: Hanayama version called CHAIN, available in retail puzzle stores. 

Holey Box Packing Puzzle

Designer: Dic Sonneveld
Materials: Box: African Bubinga; Pieces: Brazilian Satinwood

IPP Slide

Designer: Tom Maciukenas
Materials: Purpleheart/Redheart w/Myrtlewood dovetails

Purchase: Just the two puzzles in the competition were made, but will make and sell more for $100 each. Contact the designer via e-mail for more information.

IPP22 Puzzle

Designer: Kate Jones
Materials: Lasercut acrylic in red, white, blue

Purchase: Available from Kadon for $42.

Jar Breaker

Designer: Tony Potter
Materials: Mixed Media

Jewelry Box

Designer: Hiroyuki Oka
Materials: walnut, mizuki, makore, padock, urushi

Key Ring

Designer: Oskar van Deventer
Materials: Metal

Purchase: Hanayama product available at retail puzzle stores.

Kinato

Designer: Lawrence Lau
Materials: PS Plastic

Purchase: Available from the designer for $9.90 plus shipping.

Kubusmix

Designer: Rik Brouwer
Materials: Amarand and Pear

Purchase: IPP 22 exchange puzzle. Contact Bernhard Schweitzer for purchase information. No limitation on quantity. Price 35€.

Leaves Coaster Puzzle

Designer: Sjaak Griffioen
Materials: color ply birch wood

Purchase: Available from the designer at IPP22 and via e-mail. Price 26€ plus shipping.

Literal Lateral Slide Puzzle

Designer: William Waite
Materials: Walnut, Jatoba, and Jarrah

Purchase: 64 puzzles produced at $89 each available via the designer's web site

Lost In Space

Designer: Roland Koch
Materials: Birch plywood, cherry, ash, walnut

Purchase: The puzzle will be available from the manufacturer's web site. Price: 98.00SFr. (about 68€). Currently 5 puzzles produced; 4 puzzles available.

Lox In Box

Designer: Vesa Timonen
Materials: Birch

Purchase: May be purchased from Tomas Lindén.

LT

Designer: Brian Young
Materials: Queensland Silky Oak (Lacewood)

Purchase: The puzzle is available at IPP22 and from the designer's web site

Minimatch

Designer: Kate Jones
Materials: Lasercut acrylic in yellow, white, blue, green.

Purchase: Available from Kadon for $25.

Nine-Piece, Nine-Color

Designer: Sivy Farhi
Materials: White poplar; acrylic paint

Purchase: Available from the designer via e-mail or at IPP22 for US$35 (or equivalent Euros). Cubes with multiple solutions and cubes with alternative unique configurations (no duplicates will ever be sold!) are also available for $45.

Optimal Pentominoes Checkerboard

Designer: Andrejs Cibulis
Materials: Wood (ash-tree)

Purchase: Puzzle can be ordered from the designer via e-mail; prices may vary from US$25-50. 

Partita

Designer: Peter Conrad
Materials: Painted wood

Purchase: Contact Puzzlecraft for more information.

Pear Puzzle

Designer: Donald Goddard
Materials: Pink ivory

Purchase: Available during IPP22, and afterwards from the designer via e-mail.

Pineapple Secret

Designer: Hiroshi Iwahara
Materials: katsura, keyaki, wenge, etc.

Pinnex

Designer: Sjaak Griffioen
Materials: blocks: blanc ahorn wood; pins: black ahorn wood

Purchase: Available from the designer at IPP22 and via e-mail. Price 19€ plus shipping.

Polo-Shirt Case
Grand Prize

Designer: Dai (Edi) Nagata
Materials: MDF board

Purchase: 1.Sold at the designer's web site. 2.Contact designer via Email. 3.The puzzle shop Torito sells it. 4.Hirano's puzzle shop Cosmo sells it. Price ¥2300.

Polyhedron32 Puzzle
Honorable Mention

Designer: Yashirou Kuwayama
Materials: Taiwanese cypress

Purchase: Order from Junk Kato. Cost is ¥80,000. 

Princess Heart

Designer: Erik Johansson
Materials: Birch wood and polyester rope

Q-Burr

Designer: Jim Gooch
Materials: Rosewood, finished with Velvit Oil; joints are doweled and glued.

Purchase: Q-Burr is available from Puzzlecraft.

Rope-ladder

Designer: Erik Johansson
Materials: Birch wood, metal ring, stainless thread and polyester rope

Soma Summarum

Designer: Roland Koch
Materials: Cherry, Afromosia

Purchase: The puzzle will be available from the manufacturer's web site. Price: 29.00SFr. (about 20€). Currently 3 puzzles produced (more in production).

Square Dance
Honorable Mention

Designer: Derrick Schneider
Materials: ¼" smoked acrylic (pieces), 1/8" black acrylic (top and bottom of tray), 1/8" white acrylic (middle of tray)

Purchase: Approx. 120 made for IPP22, 30 available for purchase from the designer via e-mail. Price is $20, but trades are also considered.

Stacked Pieces Puzzle Ring

Designer: Yael Friedman
Materials: Sterling silver

Stealth

Designer: Goh Pit Khiam
Materials: Cherry wood

Purchase: Available from Walter Hoppe after IPP22.

Strip Tease

Designer: Maarten Vermaak
Materials: Clear acrylic

Purchase: Available from Arabesk.

Taxi

Designers: Oskar van Deventer and George Miller
Materials: Maple with Mozambique inlay

Purchase: Variation given as IPP22 exchange puzzle by George Miller (Driving out of Belgium). Limited Extras available from George Miller via e-mail.

Tetralott

Designer: Markus Götz
Materials: walnut

Purchase: Can be purchased from the design via e-mail or from Bernhard Schweitzer.

Train of Gears

Designer: William Waite
Materials: plastic

Tricolore

Designer: Frans de Vreugd
Materials: Wood, Walnut (dark wood), Hard Maple (light wood), and Jotaba (aka Brasilian Cherry), decorative splines from the same three woods.

Purchase: Puzzles can be obtained from the designer via e-mail. A small batch of 30 copies has been produced. Price is $30 + shipping. May also be available from Puzzlecraft.

Triplets

Designer: Jim Gooch
Materials: Zebrawood finished with Velvit Oil.

Purchase: IPP22 exchange puzzle; also available at Puzzlecraft.

Twin Cubes

Designer: Edo Timmermans
Materials: Cubes and towers: cherry wood; Manhattan: wenge and oak.

Purchase: The puzzle can be bought from Bernard Schweitzer.

Twist

Designer: Theo Geerinck
Materials: Black Walnut, White Ash, Mahogany, Jatoba

Purchase: Contact Puzzlecraft for purchase information.

Twisted Burr

Designer: Kagen Schaefer
Materials: Teak

Purchase: This will be available through Cleverwood Fine Woodworking.

Two Brothers

Designer: Erik Johansson
Materials: Birch wood, metal ring and polyester rope

Visible Box

Designer: Eric Kelsic
Materials: Cherry, Bloodwood

Purchase: The Visible Box will be available for purchase through Cleverwood Fine Woodworking. This batch will be 9 boxes.

ZigZag

Designer: Frans de Vreugd
Materials: Lasercut acrylic pieces

Purchase: Initially 40 copies were made and all sold. A new batch was made for IPP22. Puzzles can be obtained from George Miller at IPP22. Price is $25. After IPP22 they may be available from George Miller directly.

 


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