LumberJocks

Turtle puzzle

  • Advertise with us
Project by will2480 posted 03-30-2008 08:55 PM 1827 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The second scroll saw project that I completed was this turtle puzzle that I found online. It’s been awhile since I found the original image so I don’t remember the website name. I cut this puzzle out of a scrap piece of 3/4” plywood I had in the garage. I did plan on painting the puzzle with some craft paint, but my wife and I have decided to look for some non-toxic colored stain to apply to the pieces instead. We are trying to provide safe toys for our daughter and any playmates she will have over.

Thanks for checking out my project!
-Robert





4 comments so far

View GaryK's profile

GaryK

10262 posts in 2676 days


#1 posted 03-30-2008 09:02 PM

That’s pretty cool! I’ll have to make one of those for my daughter.

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

View rikkor's profile

rikkor

11295 posts in 2562 days


#2 posted 03-30-2008 09:11 PM

Whatever you decide to color with you can safely apply shellac over.

View MsDebbieP's profile

MsDebbieP

18615 posts in 2849 days


#3 posted 03-30-2008 11:22 PM

you did a fantastic job.
re: colouring another option is to let your daughter colour it and then put a sealant over top.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

View Scott Bryan's profile

Scott Bryan

27251 posts in 2510 days


#4 posted 03-31-2008 03:25 AM

I agree with rikkor. You may want to look at trans tint dyes. They come in a variety of vibrant colors and you can put shellac on to seal the wood.

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase