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Japanese Puzzle Box

What is a Puzzle Box?

A Puzzle Box can be opened by moving the sliding pieces of its surfaces.
You must move the pieces in the proper sequence and the right direction to open the box.

How to open a Puzzle Box

The procedure to open Japanese Puzzle Box 4steps is explained below.


Japanese Puzzle BoxThe Box is closed.

In this case, 3 of the 6 faces are movable.
The face (1) is in the lower left of the photo.
The face (2) is in the upper side of the photo.
The face (3) is not seen. It is the other side of the face (1).


Japanese Puzzle Box step 1Step 1

Please slide the face (1) down.
Length of move is about 5mm.
You must move it all the way properly. Don't stop sliding halfway.
Please note that it may be broken if you push the face by main force.


Japanese Puzzle Box step 2Step 2

Please slide the face (2) to the left.


Japanese Puzzle Box step 3Step 3

Please slide the face (3) down.
Moving direction is the same as you move the face (1), but length of move.


Japanese Puzzle Box step 4Step 4

Then, please slide the face (2) to the right.


Japanese Puzzle Box openThe box is opened!


How to open a Puzzle Box (12steps)


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