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Project by cabinetmaker2 posted 2378 days ago 1020 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Jig saw puzzles I make for the grand kids, I build them and clear seal seal them, my wife paints them, then they come back to my shop and I cut them into puzzle form, then seal again with poly, sand, poly and sand again, then 2 coats of butchers wax, the kids love them….

-- Mark, Hancock Maine, rmarkham52@hotmail.com





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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 2378 days ago

Very nice, Mark. For young children these are a seemingly endless form of educational entertainment. This lets them “play” alone or with parents and grandparents while providing them with an outlet for their pent up energies that promotes eye-hand coordination and decision making skills. I had rather see them entertaining themselves with these “toys” as opposed to watching tv or playing computer games.

Plus it give you and your wife a project in which you both can share your time and efforts (as an added benefit you can “earn” some more shop time and not get yelled at for neglecting your other household chores since these are for the grandchildren).

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Greg Salata

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#2 posted 2377 days ago

Fun project.

The kids will love them!

Greg

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#3 posted 2377 days ago

Nice his and her project!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 2377 days ago

Pretty cool! I like the idea.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Blake

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#5 posted 2377 days ago

Great idea to actually make real jigsaw puzzles on a jigsaw. Well done.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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California Urban Lumber

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#6 posted 1856 days ago

Very Nice! What a fun idea.

-- California Urban Lumber | The Green Choice | www.calurbanlumber.com

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