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"The Chief Tormentor"
The Deliciously Devilish Blog of Puzzling News From Staveland

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Dec 19
2011

From Honolulu to Norwich to You!

A Honolulu customer recently was asked to show some of her Stave puzzles in their high-rise lobby display creating quite a few questions from other residents. Show below are 3 of the photos she just sent.

Oct 4
2010

Welcome To Our Humble Abode

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Earlier in the week I was lucky enough to be able to visit with guests who stopped in for a tour of the shop. We don’t have many opportunities to see our puzzlers so it’s fun to see them when they stop in. Mr. & Mrs. I. from Bethesda, MD., have been Stave puzzlers for nine years and often wondered what our shop is like. Boy, were they surprised! This is it? This is where it all happens?! Folks are always surprised that all that magic happens right here in our little workshop!

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When you see this sign, you’ll know you’ve made it to the right place!

Come On In!
It occurred to me others may have the same misconception. What better time to give you a peek into our world? We’re going to give you your very own tour of Stave Puzzles. When you’re sitting down working your next puzzle you’ll know right where it came from and how it came to be. But remember, this in NO WAY excuses you from making a pilgrimage to Stave. Make your travel plans today! And when†you do come by, ask for Tammy. She gives the best tour in town!

Yíall come back now, ya hear!  Jennifer

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Note how Stave crafty crafter created a special silhouette shape around this fish image in the print… an extra treat for the puzzler. An enlarged silhouette is just that… a jumbo silhouette cut into 3-5 pieces.
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Originally made for our customers who recently joined us down at Blackberry Farm in Walland, Tennesee for a puzzle party, we have edited this video down to show you an exclusive peek inside Staveland. Meet all our elves who will show everything from how we cut and sand our puzzles to boxing them and shipping them out the door. There is even a cameo appearance by the Chief Tormentor himself! 


In case you missed it, we decided to dig back into our corporate vault and dust off the copy of the CBS Sunday Morning piece that was done about us a while back. To be honest, we think it’s terrific. It shows a great behind-the-scenes look at all the devious tricks we have up our sleeves as well as an exclusive peek inside Staveland. So pop some popcorn,sit back and enjoy!

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