Cleverly crafted with your choice of personal pieces.
Puzzles with a twist — empty spaces and more!
The ultimate puzzle, not for the faint of heart!
Fun & challenging without the trickery.
Turn favorite family photos into an heirloom puzzle.
Our masterpiece puzzles, pure and simple!
Handmade of walnut & cherry wood.
Small in size, BIG in fun!
Hot off the jigsaw!
The gift that always fits!
Work six, keep one — Isn't sharing great?
This puzzle board has a dark side - it has a light side, too.
A magic piece creates several solutions.
For team building, retreats, or corporate gifts.
A million customers can't be wrong.
Why do hundreds of people consider me to be their And why am I so eager to learn of their misery and to hear their moans of frustration? I'm Steve Richardson, aka The Chief Tormentor. Since 1974, my cohorts and I have been the masterminds behind the most beautiful, most inventive, and without question, most challenging jigsaw puzzles to be found in the world today—the famous Stave puzzles.
Our devotion to puzzle making has transformed the idea of the jigsaw puzzle from a very simple diversion into a highly expressive, entertaining, and exasperating art form. In homes everywhere, Stave puzzles are collected and treasured as unique and precious heirlooms. And along the way, we have developed many close relationships with the people who share our obsession. People who have experienced the struggle and satisfaction of completing puzzles so beautiful and challenging that they can't wait to begin their next one! The of Stave puzzles inspire letters, calls, gifts, bribes, and pranks way beyond what you would expect from a normal business.
These are not your ordinary puzzles! They are much more than just a scene cut into pieces. Our puzzles have figure pieces, called silhouettes, and clever crafting ploys to deceive you.
The Stave experience is about more than just getting a stunning, personalized jigsaw puzzle from our hands to yours. We want to connect with you—the puzzle crafters to the puzzle enthusiasts.
Be sure to call so we can roll out the red carpet and cater to your custom wooden jigsaw puzzle whims — whether it's for hours of relaxing focus or for our dastardly brain teaser puzzles. That's what Stave is all about!
Make any Traditional puzzle uniquely yours by requesting custom silhouette pieces to be crafted into your puzzle.
"They are the best puzzles, we do them over and over again. It’s a wonderful family thing."
"It takes a certain type of person to put a maddeningly difficult puzzle together, and . . . It takes a particularly diabolical type of person to create one."