Jigsaws

PaulB

Legendary Member
Location
Colne
Well I've finished it.
Took me forever.
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The quarter scale image on the box was little help, especially as the shading was far darker than in the puzzle, so a lot of detail was hidden. Identification was hard so when I found a place name I started resorting to Google to tell me where it was. Far easier than peering through a magnifying glass.
When I was about 75% through I sorted pieces into piles of similar shapes - 3 holes and one out, 3 outs and one hole etc. Then I just worked through the spaces.
I never thought of giving up, but I do have a fetish for maps, but this wasn't really pleasurable to do. Just a long slog. I won't be repeating it. Anyone want it for the price of postage?
Pretty much my experience doing that one! I used a flip magnification lens over my reading glasses for the smaller detail. The box mine came in though was a cylinder that was the same scale but only showed about 1/3rd of the complete map.
 

ianrauk

Tattooed Beat Messiah
A nice 1000 piece panoramic
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ianrauk

Tattooed Beat Messiah
A few recents.
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steveindenmark

Legendary Member
Talk me through this and humour me.
It is sat on a heavy coffee table.
I cover it with cling film so it wont fall apart. Good idea that, thanks.
Do I then upturn it onto the floor?
How do I then glue it to the board?
Leave it on the table and paint it with mod pod off ebay or amzon. Mod pod is a hard setting clear craft paste. Give it a couple of coats and you can pick it up and frame it.

The jigsaws taken from a different perspective are called Wasjigs.
 
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Dave7

Guru
Location
Cheshire
Leave it on the table and paint it with mod pod off ebay or amzon. Mod pod is a hard setting clear craft paste. Give it a couple of coats and you can pick it up and frame it.
Not sure if I posted this but followed this in principle and it worked very well.
I slid a board under it (to protect the table), applied 2 coats of craft glue/paste.
When solid I turned it over, applied some 'dollops' of glue and stuck the lightweight backing board (trimmed slightly smaller than the jigsaw) and hey presto.....it was ready to hang.
 
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PeteXXX

PeteXXX

Cake or ice cream? The choice is endless ...
Location
Hamtun
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Are scented jigsaws a new thing, or have I just not seen them before?
 
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