Lauras Tree Puzzle

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Project by Dennis Hunter / Laura Merchant posted 09-04-2012 06:28 PM 1309 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Yesterday Laura found this puzzel in one of her books after I seen it I asked her to make it I think it is really cool.
I picked out the woods for her and she started cutting. This is the first puzzel she cut that was not one sold piece of wood were everything fits after it is cut. She had to cut the colors to fit. The woods are Paduac/ Maple/ Purple Heart/ Yellow Heart and Sycamore. She did a great job on this one.
Thanks Dennis

-- (L an D Woodworks)

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#1 posted 09-04-2012 06:38 PM

That’s really nice. She did a nice job fitting and blending it together.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 09-04-2012 07:46 PM

Very good womanship on this one. Looks GREAT!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 09-04-2012 08:26 PM

Very nice! Would appreciate knowing which book it was in, I would like to make one for my granddaughter to play with.

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#4 posted 09-04-2012 08:38 PM


-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#5 posted 09-04-2012 11:19 PM

Oh yes yes! That’s awesome! You did some gr8 wood pickin, and she did some gr8 wood cuttin. Sounds like a song in there some where.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#6 posted 09-04-2012 11:53 PM

Really nice job on it.


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#7 posted 09-05-2012 02:43 AM

very nicely done. good choice of woods

-- wiser1934, new york

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#8 posted 09-05-2012 06:09 AM

Laura, it looks like another one you won’t want to sell. Incredible work. maybe when i retire, i will have some patience to do that kind of work.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#9 posted 09-06-2012 04:30 AM

This is realy amaizing project.I soppose it will be quite nice dekoration somewhere.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#10 posted 09-06-2012 11:02 AM

that is so cool

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#11 posted 09-08-2012 02:19 AM

I like it, what a nice piece of art and decoration

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

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#12 posted 09-13-2012 04:44 AM

Really well done, Laura! I tried cutting a zebra puzzle without checking whether the table was square with the blade. the result was the pieces would ony fit back in from the back! So, I had to make another one after making sure it was square! Your puzzle looks really nice.

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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