Tiling Puzzles

In tiling puzzles, one strives to get a set of pieces into a predetermined 2-dimensional shape.  This is often more difficult than it sounds

Pentominoes Boxed In Frog Pond Puzzle Frog Pond Puzzle
Probably the most famous of the packing puzzles. Dr. Solomon Golomb has described a number of interesting mathematical aspects of this puzzle. Non-rectangular pieces for those who don't like to be square. Can't tell what the puzzle looks like from this, I just liked the box. From the back you can see (kind of) that the pieces are constructed of unit hexagons.