HOW TO – Make a homade puzzle, or “Why I love my jigsaw”

Dmacrae writes –

Inspired by the puzzles made by Staves, I decided to try my hand at making my own with my jigsaw.

This is my third, and because I haven’t seen an instructables about how to do it, I decided i would post about it.

For this you will need:

  • A small sheet of plywood or scrap. (I used 3/8th” which was definitely overkill and cost me a jigsaw blade)
  • An image that you want to make into a puzzle,
  • A jigsaw,
  • A few extra blades,
  • Spray adhesive,
  • Creativity,
  • A little bit of patience

I got my jigsaw to do simple work with aluminium, using it as a cheap alternative to a bandsaw. besides needing to frequently replace the blades, it has slowly won me over by being able to cut tight curves and by the smaller kerf size(more on kerf later).

Making a homade puzzle, or “Why I love my jigsaw” – Link.

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