Interlocking - Torture

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Designer:Frans de Vreugd
Craftsman:Tom Lensch
Material:Bubinga, Holly & Ebony

This puzzle is correctly named! It takes 17 moves to remove the first piece. A good amount of dexterity is required to hold the pieces in position when beginning the assembly. I could not manage (gave up) without a step-by-step solution. Pretty puzzle -- and it will stay that way!