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    You asked for it....

    My 500th puzzle: a double event because it has 500 pieces! (my previous "record" was 438). No one has put it together yet, but I imagine that it will be pretty difficult with the small pieces. (The whole Susan Winget calendar picture is only 13" x 10.5") It's made from 5-ply poplar and cut with a total of three Flying Dutchman 2/0 puzzle blades.

    I have sharpened the following photos of the front and reversed back so you hopefully can see the pieces.

    As always, I welcome comments and questions, either through this forum or if you'd like to email me at [email protected]

    Have phun.....Carter




  • #2
    Congrats!

    Well done, sir! Another quality challenge by the puzzlemaster. Can't wait to see the 750 piece #750!!!
    ‎"Orphans are easier to ignore before you know their names. They're easier to ignore before you see their faces. It's easier to pretend they're not real before you hold them in your arms. But once you do, everything changes."

    D. Platt

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    • #3
      Fantastic Carter!! What a milestone for you!!!
      Now - do my eyes deceive me?? "Antiques" is correct on the back? Or is that what you mean by the reversed back?
      Theresa
      Theresa

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      • #4
        Yes, Theresa, I flipped the image horizontally before I posted it, meaning that it's bass-ackwards from the way it appears when you look at it, but it's a great deal easier to identify images and pieces this way when comparing it to the front picture.

        (If the above paragraph makes sense, I'm amazed!)

        C

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        • #5
          Congratulations on the 500, Carter.


          I don't know how you manage it, but your puzzles keep getting better and better. Every time you post a new one, I ask myself how you can possibly beat it; then you post another, and take your art to new heights.

          Gill
          There is no opinion, however absurd, which men will not readily embrace as soon as they can be brought to the conviction that it is readily adopted.
          (Schopenhauer, Die Kunst Recht zu Behalten)

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          • #6
            That's an amazing puzzle. Is it a photo glued on, or is it painted then cut out?
            Jeff Powell

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            • #7
              Congrats

              Carter-

              Wow . 500 and 500 that is truly amazing. A brilliant job!

              Congratulations.

              -Bill
              -Bill

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

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              • #8
                Jeff, it's a picture from a calendar, as are most of my puzzles. It's glued on the 1/4" plywood with Aileen's Tacky Glue. You can see some other puzzles of mine at

                http://www.picturetrail.com/gallery/...9642&members=1

                Carter

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                • #9
                  BRAVO Carter, excellent job. You are a very ambitious man.
                  Thanks for sharing
                  Marsha
                  LIFE'S SHORT, USE IT WELL

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                  • #10
                    500 pieces! Knowing you, Carter, it probably came out on the button right off, without any fudging. Your cutting is like clockwork. Pardon me for remarking on your consistency yet again, but it is extraordinary. Show me any piece of that puzzle, and I'd know it was yours.

                    Here's to another 500!

                    Pete

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                    • #11
                      Simply amazing, Carter. I wouldn't attempt this in my wildest fantasies. How much time do you have in this puzzle?
                      Mike

                      Making sawdust with a Dremel 1680.
                      www.picturetrail.com/naturephotos

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                      • #12
                        Happy 500th

                        Bravo Carter,

                        A masterpiece celebration of a milestone.



                        Respectfully,
                        Marcel
                        http://marleb.com
                        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.

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                        • #13
                          Marcel....Those animals in your picture are friends of mine and they're having a party without me! Thanks

                          Mike..... this one took a total, I think, of just under seven hours at the saw, spread over a week or so.

                          C

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