This riddle has been around for some time on internet platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and WhatsApp, and many people still argue over what the answer might be, as there are many possibilities. The correct answer is From 36 blanks there are 36 items made. The lead shavings are enough to make 6 blanks. Which make 6 more items. But don’t stop here. The new shavings are good for 1 more item. Total: 43.