Visible 2-Ary Drawer (Binary)


Hiroshi IwaharaHiroshi Iwahara
(box body)
(storage part)
Material walnut, wendge, padoauk, maple, acrylic board
This work was designed for Karakuri Puzzle Party in Hakone 2018.
“Is it possible to make items of system such as Binary or Ternary with avery clear design?” I wondered about this so I decided to try and see if Icould do it. There are only 3 “drawers”. It is the minimum number that weneed to fully enjoy the system. There are only 2 devices. When you havesolved the puzzle, you can finally open the bottom drawer. The mechanismused for RF-38 “Canon Chest” was used.

This is a drawer of Binary system. It takes 8 moves to open (except foropening the lid). When only the left-side “drawer” is opened, you can openthe bottom drawer. I think this item may be the easiest item to understandthe binary method. When you maneuver this while looking at the window, youwill understand the binary method easily!

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