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Topic: Searching For A Stage Puzzle
Message: Posted by: Cody S. Fisher (Jan 24, 2019 10:51AM)
Does anyone know were to purchase the wooden puzzle frame trick? I "think" it may be called "puzzle of life" but I am not sure. Anyone know if any U.S. dealers carry this prop? I found this: http://www.zauberzentrale.de/shop/Sparte+Mentalmagie/Merlin+der+Gro%DFe+oder+das+ZZM-Puzzlewunder+%28ZZM-Originaleffekt%29.html

But the puzzle they are selling does not look like the wood versions in the videos they list.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Cody S. Fisher

Feel free to PM me with suggestions...Thanks again for your time!
Message: Posted by: jimgerrish (Jan 24, 2019 04:33PM)
The puzzle is based on Winston Freer's "Tile Deal." It's not that difficult to make, from wood, foamboard, or cardboard: https://www.magicnook.com/MiniMysteries/MM-04TileDeal.htm
Message: Posted by: Steven Conner (Mar 6, 2019 08:28PM)
I believe Steven's Magic carry's it.

Best

Steve
Message: Posted by: ddyment (Mar 6, 2019 10:04PM)
Arguably the best version is from [url=https://www.johnrogers.com/freer.html]John Rogers[/url].

The simple versions of this puzzle are indeed easily made, but the more sophisticated versions (such as Rogers') add a third-dimensional element that make them decidedly non-trivial.