Whale Trap - Canadian Woodworking Magazine


Whale Trap

Poor Willy the Whale is locked in a trap. The object of the puzzle is to free Willy.

Willy's body is made of walnut and his underside is made of maple or pine.

The braided rope is fixed into the base and wooden washers by drilling, gluing, and tacking the ends into place.
Find the solution 

Rea Gibson


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