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    Hello again, folks....

    Here's a jigsaw puzzle that's only 215 pieces but is rather difficult because the pieces are standard shapes and not cut on color lines. If you want to try this kind of cutting, which is quite different from my normal line cutting, my strong recommendation is to cut one piece at a time. If you cut in strips, one way and then the other, your pieces will be too uniform and you will have too many corners where four pieces meet, making the resulting puzzle looser.

    I'll post a picture of the front followed by the back.

    Go see "Over the Hedge", the animated film from Dreamworks which my son directed and which I had the lifetime experience of seeing debut with him at the Cannes film festival two weeks ago.

    Questions? Fire away, either through this forum or via email at [email protected]

    As always, have phun.........Carter

  • #2
    Nice work Carter! I'm very impressed!



    • #3
      (Going blind here trying to follow your cut lines)

      Very nice choice of cutting style to go with the picture, Carter. The piece shapes are interesting, but not so crazy that it would be impossible to find the one you're looking for. This puzzle would be a lot of fun, I think.

      Congratulations on your VERY interesting recent life experience, and your son's success. Good stuff!

      Please check your message box, as I PMed you the other day to introduce myself as a wannabe puzzle cutter and to ask a couple of questions.



      • #4
        Very Nice work

        "Everything Happens for a Reason"
        Craftsman 18in. 21609


        • #5
          Carter your puzzles are always a joy to view and "puzzle" over how you do it!

          Thanks for sharing, and congratulations to your son!

          DeWalt 788

          aut viam inveniam aut faciam

          God gives us only what we can handle.. Apparently God thinks I am one tough cookie.....


          • #6
            I think this is my favorite of all the puzzles you've posted on here. Very nice! Thanks for sharing. dale
            Dale w/ yella saws


            • #7
              Nice Work

              Only 215 pieces....WOW!

              Always a pleasure to see your puzzles, Carter. Well done.


              My saw is a DeWalt788 Measure twice; cut once; count fingers after cut


              • #8
                Nice work

                Welcome back Carter,

                (I always wanted to say that )

                Another masterpiece on your part.

                Did you procure any base material for your hobby while in Canne? (as if you had the time) such as posters, preferably autographed, or pictures.

                How about an "Over the Hedge" puzzle?

                And please post a summary of that lifetime experience in the off topic section, we want details man!

                DW788. -Have fun in the shop or it isn't a hobby anymore.

                NOTE: No trees were killed in the sending of this message, but a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced.


                • #9
                  Carter, Great puzzle, did you mention what the overall size is.
                  Congratulations to your son, and welcome home.
                  LIFE'S SHORT, USE IT WELL


                  • #10
                    As a 40-year quilter, I love that puzzle


                    • #11
                      The overall size is about one square foot.


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