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Set out for scientific adventures with the Ugears Research Vessel and the UGears Mars Buggy

The UGears mission is to help people learn about technology and innovation through hand-on fun and entertaining learning experiences. This is why all UGears 3d puzzle sets feature mechanical elements, self-propelled motors, and an amazing amount of detail! Buckle up for exciting adventure on two of the most exciting terrains: space and the deep. All the UGears 3d puzzle sets are made from eco-friendly materials and come with a beautiful illustrated assembly manual in 11 languages. To get the puzzle pieces out of the wooden frames that they come in, simply gently push them. Connecting the puzzle pieces...

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Ugears Research Vessel: get ready for a deep-sea adventure!

Passion for exploration and discovery is something that has been fueling technological innovation for generations. The UGears Research Vessel is a highly-detailed 3d puzzle set that is a great tribute to our scientific bravery and innovative genius. This set is so captivating, you will never regret the over 10 hours you will spend on its assembly. Yes, this means that this is a model that is within a ‘Hard’ assembly-level category. The true appeal of this set lies, however, in the high level of detail that it provides. The Research Vessel is a copy of the modern ice breakers and survey boats. 575 parts...

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The best non-vehicle mechanical UGears puzzles. Part 2

This week we are looking at the best UGears puzzles that did not have vehicles as the source of inspiration. If you haven't read our previous article on this subject, we strongly recommend going back and reading the first path of this list. Educational and fun mechanical puzzles do not necessarily have to be cars, boats, trains, and other means of transport. And the list that we came up with for you proves that. UGEARS DATE NAVIGATOR The UGears Date Navigator is a unique calendar that you would not find anywhere else. Its decorative elements come together with elegance and smart functionality. Like many other...

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The best non-vehicle mechanical UGears puzzles. Part 1

If we asked you what would be the best source of inspiration for a mechanical puzzle, what would you say? Perhaps you would suggest that the best mechanical puzzle is the one that is a good illustration of mechanisms that surround us. Puzzles like that would give us knowledge that we need to understand how the basic laws of physics work. Would you base these puzzles on man-made creations or on something completely new or even unexpected? It is most likely the question of personal preference. As you might know, UGears make all their puzzles from high-quality plywood. This makes them 100% eco-friendly. You...

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3 wooden puzzles that will cheer you up

Sometimes we all need something to cheer us up. Something unique that will make our day and let us forget our worries and troubles for a little bit. Wooden 3d puzzles that smell of natural wood and come with a detailed and illustrated assembly manual might be just the thing. The 3 charming sets that we selected for this list all share the same signature features of 3d puzzles by Ugears that we all love, such as the intricate carved design and smart mechanisms. Additionally, they might feature some emotional connection to something you love and cherish, like a childhood memory or a lifelong dream. Let's take a...

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3d puzzles straight from a fairy tale. Part 2

If you think that this summer might need a little bit more magic, then you have come to the right place. Today we are continuing to look at the most exciting and elegant UGears sets. They have been inspired by the magical world of fairy tales. We all have a favorite fairy tale and with these puzzle sets, you can reminisce about the times when you were a child or let your child enjoy the intricate wood carvings and the work of these delicate mechanisms. Each of these sets comes with an illustrated manual and is made from high-grade plywood. You can easily take every part of the puzzle from its wooden frame...

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3d puzzles straight from a fairy tale. Part 1

Many fans of UGears wooden 3d puzzles by UGears know and love them for their mechanical properties. But another striking feature of these sets is the unique design. The signature style of the UGears sets could be probably best described as a mixture of steampunk and Victorian-era style and intricate wooden carvings that we see in many art objects that are made of wood. All the UGears puzzle sets are made from high-quality plywood and feature an astonishing level of detail. Every time you open a box with a brand new UGears puzzle inside, the aroma of natural wood fills the room. All the puzzle pieces come...

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3d puzzles and technology

We are lucky to be living in the time of exciting technological innovations. And whether we are on board with all of them or not, they are rapidly changing our lives. Today let's take a closer look at the impact technology is having on our education and our leisure. The new STEM-lab series by UGears is a unique collection of 3d puzzles that illustrate mechanisms that we see and interact with in our everyday life. The key principle behind the STEM method (Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology) as an educational tool is to demonstrate their basic rules in close ties with real life. This way students...

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Best 3d puzzles for summer trips

We think of puzzles as something we can engage in during a quiet evening at home, alone in our study or in a group of friends or family. But what if we could take the fun and the challenge of puzzles with us when we go on a trip? In summer when you and your family are planning trips, take some time to check out this list of road-friendly UGears puzzles that will keep you busy along the way. All the UGears puzzles come in a box with all the puzzle pieces pre-cut so you can just simply push them out of their wooden frames. Additionally, all the UGears puzzles do not require any additional tools for assembly...

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Best 3d Puzzles for Long Assembly. Part 2

This week we are continuing to add new 3d puzzles to our list of the most challenging UGears sets. If you have missed the first part, you can go back to our previous post. Puzzles have always been one of the best ways to fight boredom. Surprisingly enough, puzzles sales were among the few others that were not affected by the Great Depression. Instead, they were going up at that time. Which means a puzzle can be our ultimate friend in times of insecurity. Just like now. All mechanical puzzle sets by UGears can be divided into three categories by difficulty level: from 'Easy' to 'Hard'. The 'Easy' sets usually...

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Best 3d puzzles for long assembly. Part 1

The world is slowly returning back to normal. And while we all understand that it might be a slower process than we would hope it to be, there is not much we can do on our side to affect it. There are things in your life that you cannot control, and that gives you the benefit of becoming flexible and explore other ways of making your downtime more exciting. If you are ready to set everything aside for a long period, then we have some good news for you. Today we will be looking at the best 3d puzzle sets by UGears for long assembly. Each set might take you between 9 and 16 hours to complete! And this...

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Best Summer Puzzles. Part 2

If you haven’t yet decided what to do this summer yet, while we are slowly returning to our ordinary lifestyle, it is time for the second part of our list of the best summer puzzles by UGears. You might be surprised to find out that puzzles do not necessarily require that you stay at home and make sure you don't lose any of the pieces. But in the case of these UGears puzzles, they would be happy to accompany you in any ventures you decide to part take in. Every UGears 3d puzzle set features a mechanical twist that keeps every toy model educational and entertaining long after its assembly is over.  Every...

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Best Summer Puzzles. Part 1

As we are reaching mid- June and are finally starting to spend more and more time outside, it is time to look for something extra that might make these summer days more exciting. All UGears 3d puzzles are made from high-grade plywood and are 100% eco-friendly. They do not require any additional tools for their assembly apart from everything that you see once you open the box. Breathe in the magnificent natural wood aroma and gently push the puzzle pieces from the wooden frames. Connect the pieces together using by clicking in the parts. Forget about glue, screwdrivers, and other tools you would have to use...

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Best UGears Puzzles for Father’s Day. Part 2

As Father's Day is approaching, we are happy to help your search for the perfect gift a little bit easier. Earlier this week we have been looking at the best 3d puzzles by UGears that could make this Father's Day special for your dad. In case you haven't found what you have been looking for in the first part of our guide, get ready to find the perfect Father's Day gift in this second part. Most UGears puzzles feature a rubber-band mechanism that sets them in motion and could even be self-propelled. All of the sets are made from high-grade plywood and are ready-to-assemble once you get them out of the box. You...

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Best UGears Puzzles for Father’s Day. Part 1

Regardless of whether this is the first time that you are giving a 3d puzzle as a Father's Day gift or not, UGears offers a wide range of subjects to choose from. The Father’s Day gifts in our list today could either become a valuable addition to someone’s collection or an intriguing and inspiring introduction to the world of smart mechanical puzzles. These puzzle sets could be great in both roles. To make it easier for you to choose something special for your dad, we included in the list the puzzle sets that cover as many interests that our dads share as possible. We don't know if your dad likes boats...

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Best 3d Puzzles for Small Groups. Part 2

Today we can finally start spending more time with our friends and family members. How to make this time that we have been waiting so long to arrive even more memorable and exciting? A great way to make outstanding memories is to come up with an activity that everyone in the group can enjoy. Just like team building activities that make companies stronger, they also form strong friendships and interpersonal connections. We as social creatures value our social life. Having a rich social life is known to be important for both our physical and psychological well-being. Research has shown that group activities...

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Best 3d Puzzles for Small Groups. Part 1

The time when we are finally starting to again enjoy the company of each other and spend wonderful fun-filled evenings together has finally arrived. This is the right moment to think of an activity everyone can engage in. After all, this is the time we have all been waiting for. What could be a better way to connect than to create something beautiful together? 3d puzzle sets by UGears are made from eco-friendly materials and do not require any special tools during their assembly. Each set is dedicated to illustrating a certain law of physics and mechanics.  The puzzle sets come in three difficulty levels:...

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Introducing the new STEM-lab series: Gearbox

This month's favorite - the UGears STEM-lab series only features four sets so far. Today we will be taking a closer look at the last one in the series so far - the STEM-lab Gearbox. STEM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. It is an interdisciplinary method that has been proven to help children develop a deeper understanding of these disciplines through application-oriented classes. Through engaging in team activities and project students improve their creative, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Since its first launch in American schools in the early 2000s, the STEM method...

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UGears Carousel: one of the most exquisite puzzles by UGears

As summer is getting closer and closer, it is high time to see the spring off with the best spring puzzle set UGears has released in a while. The UGears Carousel is a lovely set that will definitely be love at first sight. The unique feature of this model is that it looks stunning both when it is just sitting on your desk and when it is in motion. The Carousel has it everything you would want in a nostalgic set for your mother or a tasteful present to your daughter. If you had to sum up the experience of assembling the Carousel set, the best way to describe it would be an idiom: 'Don't judge a book by its...

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Introducing the new UGears STEM-lab series: Differential

The UGears STEM-lab series consists of brand new and exciting educational sets that are designed to create unique educational experiences. The STEM-lab 3d puzzles are here to help children and adults face these uncertain times of homeschooling with a new trick up their sleeves. The acronym STEM stands for science, technology, engineering, and math. STEM is an innovative interdisciplinary method. Students learn these disciplines through practical tasks and projects, either as a part of a team or on their own. The key principle of the materials that these STEM classes offer is the visual representation of the...

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