Wedding Picture Puzzle and Custom Box

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Project by KnotCurser posted 1330 days ago 1223 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a Holiday & Wedding Gift for my Brother and his new Family, who were married only a couple of months ago. I got copies of the wedding pictures and picked out a really nice picture of his family taken only minutes after they were wed.

The picture was mounted on solid 1/8” thick cherry and cut into a 64 piece puzzle using the scrollsaw. The puzzle itself measures 5×7 inches.

I then made the box out of a solid piece of walnut using Steve Good’s plans using the scrollsaw as well. I made a few changes to his design, but kept it pretty simple as I wanted the puzzle to be the focal point. The box is 7×9 inches and around 2 inches thick. I lined the inside bottom with blue felt and finished it with spray poly and a few coats of wax. Some stick-on cork pads on the bottom finished it off.

Of course the puzzle was apart when I gave it to them – had to make them work for it! ;-)



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#1 posted 1330 days ago

Really great present, nice job

-- Norman

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#2 posted 1330 days ago

Nice. Thoughtful as usual.
Boy, they reproduced quickly.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#3 posted 1330 days ago

That is an extremely beautiful and thoughtful gift. I am sure they absolutely loved it! This was really nice to see and will be a treasured keepsake I am sure.

Sheila :)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#4 posted 1329 days ago

Wow! What a gift.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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