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Jigsaw Puzzle for Granddaughter

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Project by GeBeWubya posted 07-25-2013 08:10 PM 514 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After completing a miniature armoire for my 8 year old granddaughter (see my previous projects), I wanted to make something for her 2 1/2 year old sister, too. I built her a jigsaw puzzle starring herself eating “Superman Ice Cream” in Florida this past May. I also included my first attempt at a dovetailed box as a puzzle piece holder.

The box was made from a resawed 2×4 scrap. I got 5 1/4” slices from the 2×4, cut one in half for the ends and used the other 4 as the front, back, top, and bottom. The puzzle backing and tray were made from a scrap of glued up 1×12 left over from a shelving project. I printed off the photo on plain paper with an inkjet printer, and laminated it onto the backing board using wipe on poly. When the poly was dry, I cut out the pieces with a scroll saw.

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JoeinGa

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#1 posted 07-25-2013 08:24 PM

You can bet this will be kept as a family heirloom! Very neat!

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#2 posted 07-26-2013 02:49 AM

Lovely idea for left over woods for Granddads little princess…well bone.

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#3 posted 07-26-2013 04:08 PM

Very nice!!
Keep up the great work!

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#4 posted 07-29-2013 04:01 PM

Great idea, very creative. I’m sure she will always remember GrandDad everytime she plays with it. Way to go!

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