Frik-n-Frak's Blog

Frik-n-Frak's Curio Shack is a online retail site familiar to many puzzlers! We specialize in offering quality Puzzles Boxes, Wooden Brain Teasers, Metal Mind Benders and Intriguing Curiosities. Who's behind it all? Who are these Frik-n-Frak characters? What do these folks think about and what do they do from day to day? This Blog will attempt to answer some of these questions and more. . .

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina, United States

Sunday, October 29, 2006

NEW Heartwood Creations Secret Boxes at!

BRAND NEW Heartwood Creations Arrivals!
...and an exclusive Special for Bloggers!

Just in time for holiday gift giving, we at Frik-n-Frak's have added over 15 NEW products to our ever expanding selection of Heartwood Creations Secret Boxes!

The new SilverScapes Secret Boxes feature polished metal embellishments combined with color marquetry inlays. The tactile quality of SilverScapes make them truly a pleasure to hold!

By request, we've added the Heartwood Creations Stamp Dispenser Boxes! Three models are available to choose from including two from the new SilverScapes collection!

The majority of the NEW products added are part of the very popular Wave Marquetry Secret Box collection! You asked for more and we've delivered! A bold departure from traditional geometric inlays, these new Wave Marquetry boxes feature graceful, flowing curves in natural tones that evoke the ocean. A turquoise-colored accent complements the effect.

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Now thru October 31st!

(Now until 11:59 PM EST - Tuesday, October 31st)
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Keep an eye peeled to for the arrival of a whole new line of wonderful puzzles and games prior to the holidays! Now, we don't want to say too much about it now and risk ruining the surprise, but... think FUN!

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Hope to see ya soon at Frik-n-Frak's Curio Shack!


Monday, October 09, 2006

New Brain Teasers, Wooden Puzzles and Games at!

BRAND NEW Puzzles have arrived at!

Greetings bloggers! Just wanted to quickly post and let you know that several NEW Wooden Puzzles and Brain Teasers have just arrived and are now available at Frik-n-Frak's! If you get a chance, swing by and check out these BRAND NEW Puzzles!

  • Mini Snake Cube Keychain Puzzle - it's the classic Snake Cube Puzzle in miniature form on a keychain! How cool! Take it with you everywhere you go to show your puzzler pride!
  • ~NEW~ Puzzle Box with Window - the chinese puzzle box with a small opening (or window) in one side. A perfect way to present a gift to a puzzler!
  • Fancy Serpent Cube Puzzle - just because this snake puzzle is prettier doesn't mean that it's any easier to tame!
  • Just Fit Chess Wooden Puzzle - a one of a kind brain teaser made up of 16 wooden puzzle pieces. Winner of the 1990 Hikimi puzzle competition in Japan.
  • The Loom Wooden Puzzle - a unique wooden puzzle made of 8 dissimilar pieces. Each piece is interlocking or "woven" together to form this this carpet like puzzle.
  • The GIANT Pento-Chess Puzzle - a BIG and VERY challenging wooden brain teaser! It is beautifully crafted and contains 25 identical "Y" shaped wooden puzzle pieces.

Look forward to seeing you there!