Gift ideas for puzzle nerds

While a true puzzle lover will never say no to a new jigsaw, you might be looking for more interesting ways to indulge their passion. There are plenty of puzzle-shaped gifts out there, but why not get them something they’ll really use? Here are some of our favourite present ideas for puzzle nerds.

Buy them a nerdy book about puzzles

Master Pieces by Chris McCann explores the Golden Age of puzzle art

Author Chris McCann explores the Golden Age of puzzle art in his book Master Pieces: The Art History of Jigsaw Puzzles, with examples from British, European and American puzzle artists. The full-colour images are actually samples from the author’s own 500-puzzle collection, assembled for the book. There’s also a collector’s guide for anyone that might have a rare puzzle hidden somewhere in their collection. A great gift for any puzzle nerd who also has an interest in history and all things vintage.

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Get them a custom puzzle table

A custom puzzle table with pull-out drawers is a great way to impress a jigsaw lover

If you’re handy with a saw, you could really wow your favourite puzzle fiend with this custom coffee table. Its looks stylish enough to be a permanent fixture in your loungeroom, but it has all the extras that a puzzle nerd needs. You’ll find three pull-out drawers on either side, some with smaller compartments, perfect for storing puzzles in progress or sorted pieces.

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