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Wedding Picture Puzzle and Custom Box

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Project by KnotCurser posted 12-30-2010 01:12 AM 1233 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! ;-)

Enjoy!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com





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NormG

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#1 posted 12-30-2010 02:38 AM

Really great present, nice job

-- Norman

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#2 posted 12-30-2010 02:56 AM

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

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#3 posted 12-30-2010 03:08 AM

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 (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#4 posted 12-30-2010 08:47 PM

Wow! What a gift.

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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