Scrolled Brooks Robinson Puzzle

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Project by KnotCurser posted 04-17-2012 09:29 PM 1124 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This puzzle was created for two reasons.

The first is that my Mother-in-Law is a HUGE Baltimore Orioles fan and I knew she would like it. :-)

The second is that I was asked to put together a tutorial blog on how I go about creating these types of puzzles.

You can go to the following link to view my blog:

The puzzle is an image of Brooks Robinson’s Rookie Card and measures 3 1/2×5 inches. The base of the puzzle if 1/8” thick maple.

I also made a tiny tray that holds the puzzle when not in use. It has a walnut base and sides made of baltic birch plywood.

I used spray lacquer to finish both pieces – be careful spraying any product onto ink-jet created images! I got lucky in this case (I DID practice on another image first).



-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#1 posted 04-17-2012 10:21 PM

Go O’s

Very nice Bob. That came out extremely good looking – and a puzzle too.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#2 posted 05-17-2012 09:32 PM

Gotta love Brooks!! VERY nice.


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