The Crafty Puzzles Company website contains the solution for many popular wooden puzzles, such as the Japanese Crystal puzzle and the Magic Box puzzle. The solutions are illustrated in the form of visual instructions.
Mechanical puzzles consist of a set of pieces that can be mechanically assembled and disassembled. The goal of the puzzle varies depending on the type of puzzle. Most popular wooden puzzles fall under the category of Burr puzzles. The aim of these puzzles is to disassemble and reassemble a set of interlocking wooden pieces. Jim Storer has documented his extensive collection of mechanical puzzles on his website, which also includes the instructions to solve most of the puzzles in the collection.