Kagen Sound on Instagram has many different videos of puzzleboxes.

My YouTube channel

Lotus Box

Disc Box II

Rune Box

Dodecahedron Box

Maze Burr

Lotus Table



A.J. Jacobs book "The Puzzler". Published 2022, Jacobs interviews me in his puzzle box chapter.

"Enter if You Can" by Peter Hajek. Published 2021, is a wonderful book describing puzzle boxes with photos my work and many others.

Presenter at the EG Conference 2019

Tim Feriss Interviews A.J. Jacobs

Tim Feriss Interviews Film Maker Darren Aronofsky (Pipe Organ Desk).

Colorado Public Radio

CBS News

5280 Magazine

Fine Woodworking Magazine

Coffee Driven Lives

Friend of Karakuri Creation Group



Colorado College Faces of Innovation

2023 First place, People's Choice Award and Grand Prize Nob Yoshigahara Design Competition

2009 Sam Lloyd Award, a lifetime achievement award by the Association of Game and Puzzle Collectors.

2006 Grand Prize and People Choice Award Nob Yoshigahara Design Competition

2004 Grand Prize and People's Choice Award Nob Yoshigahara Design Competition

2003 Honorable Mention Nob Yoshigahara Design Competition

2002 First place and People's Choice Award Nob Yoshigahara Design Competition



Every year I take time to teach through various organizations.

Puzzle box workshop: Anderson Ranch in Aspen, Colorado and CFFC in Rockport, Maine.

Demonstrations of Japanese woodworking techniques with Kezurou-Kai in Oakland, CA.



Karakuri Creation Group

Akio Kamei and the Karakuri Group have pioneered puzzle box making into the 21st century. I heard about Akio Kamei's work when I started making puzzles. The Karakuri Group has been a very huge inspiration for me.

Puzzle Box World

Mike has a very extensive site about all types of puzzle boxes. You will find lots of photos and information about both new and traditional Japanese boxes. He has many boxes for sale.

Nob Yoshigahara Design Competition

My puzzle boxes have won many awards in this worldwide annual competition. Think of this as the Olympics for puzzle designers!

Cubic Dissection

Eric Fuller's runs Cubic Dissection. Cubic Dissection features many very fine puzzles, he makes along with work by Robert Yarger, Mark McCallum, and many others.

Oscar van Deventer

Oscar has inveted more amazing puzzles than anyone I know. See more of his work on Shapeways.


Puzzle Auctions

Baxterweb Puzzle Auction

Puzzle Paradise



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