Download a FREE Solution for your puzzles!

Cast Cage

4 out of 5 stars
$15.99 CAD Canadian Flag

Your Credit Card company or PayPal will automatically convert* the Canadian Dollar amount into your local currency.

Currency Converter: * Exchange rates shown above are estimates only, and may vary slightly from the rates charged by PayPal or your Credit Card Company.

Product Information

ObjectDisassemble and Reassemble the Puzzle
DifficultyLevel 7 - Challenging
TypeHanayama Metal Puzzles
Dimensions2 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in x 1 1/2 in / 6.4 cm x 3.8 cm x 3.8 cm
PackagingCardboard and Plastic Box

Product Description

Note: Our level rating system is different than Hanayama's.  Hanayama's level 1 is equivalent to our level 5.... level 6 is equivalent to our level 10.

This brass puzzle was first introduced to me by Prague's own Professor Bakalar. I borrowed it in Atlanta and returned it to him in Luxembourg half a year later. While in my possession, I managed to replicate it, with full permission, of course. This Cast Puzzle version may even be better than the original. It definitely remains one of the more amusing puzzles. The key idea with this one is it's 'cage'.

-NOB 1996-

Customer Reviews |

Write your own review!

4 out of 5 stars
4 out of 5 stars

Disclaimer: These reviews are written by our customers. Puzzle Master makes every attempt to keep these posts informative and relevant. If you find a post objectionable or inappropriate, please let us know by sending an email to [email protected]

5 out of 5 stars On Saturday October 18th Eugene wrote,
great puzzle. Solved it in few minutes, but later discovered other ways to take out the star. When after the first try i thought there is only one way out. It's my first hanayama and i love it!
3 out of 5 stars On Friday June 6th Shaggy wrote,
This is a typical Cast puzzle. The idea of something trapped inside another object, freely moving around and only one trick makes it possible to take it out. I think the "cage" looks more like a lantern, and the star inside is a symbol of light.
3 out of 5 stars On Monday November 30th Z wrote,
Looks good, but the "cage" is made of a quite thin metal. It would not be a problem, though, if it didn't consist of four separate pieces lightly held together by each other and a little glue. A long story cut short, it falls apart easily if played a lot. Apart from this, it is quite fun to solve, including the fact that the cage makes it harder to manipulate the star inside and the fact that only one opening is suitable for the star to pass through.
4 out of 5 stars On Saturday October 31st mitek wrote,
Not too difficult, once you follow your common sense instinct. The Cast Star is clearly much more difficult than the Cast Cage, but the Cage is still quite fun.
3 out of 5 stars On Friday December 26th George Bell wrote,
Enjoyable and not too difficult, I found this easier than the Cast Star. The four openings in the sides are different, so part of the puzzle is figuring out which is the exit. My son tried to put the star back in the wrong side, and I couldn't get it out for 10 minutes or so.

Write your own review


Please enter the characters you see above:

* If you're vision impaired or are using a browser that doesn't display images, please email your review to [email protected] instead of using this form.

Your review will be approved by the site admins (to filter inappropriate matter and spam) before appearing on the site.
Please only post your message once, it will be received and processed in a timely manner. We make every attempt to post all legitimate reviews submitted, positive or negative. To help ensure your review appears please make it relevant to the product shown above and keep your words family friendly. If you provide an email address (above) you will be notified when your review is processed. Your email address will not be used for any other purpose and you will not be added to any mailing lists. Thank you for sharing your opinions with us and others!