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Shut the Box (Medium Stain)

Shut the Box (Medium Stain)
Category: Board Games
Publish Year: 2016
Dimensions: 11x7x1.5"
Restockable: Yes
NKG part #: 2148889123
Mfg. part #: WEX49-7509
Type: Boxed Game
Age Range: 8 Years and Up
# Players: 2 Players
Game Length: 15 Minutes


This gorgeous Shut the Box game is finely crafted in the USA of solid maple wood with great attention paid to quality and durability. Made from American hardwood lumber that is certified eco friendly by the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI). A medium finish is applied over the natural wood for an ultra-smooth surface and billiard felt lines the playing surface for softer dice rolls.

This American made version features 12 number tiles rather than the typical 9 numbers of other versions, bringing more numerical combinations into play. Roll the dice and lay down any numerical combination of tiles that match your roll. Just keep on rolling until you can no longer match your roll on the remaining tiles. The lowest score wins the game. If you lay down all the tiles, then you’ve Shut the Box.

Shut the Box is a traditional game of counting, addition, and probability that dates back to the 18th century when it was enjoyed by Norman fishermen after a long day at sea. Today it is a betting game played in pubs all over Europe and is utilized in classrooms throughout the USA for teaching addition and probability. Can be played with any number of players. Includes a brief history of the game and instructions.


  • Made in the USA
  • 12 numbered wooden tiles, felt playing surface, & two dice
  • Solid maple wood box measures 13.6 x 9.1 x 1.9 inches
  • Includes instructions and game history
  • For two players or more