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Sunflower Puzzle Box Pendant

Sunflower Puzzle Box Pendant

Portable puzzle contains mini garden-themed pieces By Nancy Vincent Challenge your friends and relatives to fit all of these garden-themed pieces back into this attractive pendant. The only rule is that you have to fit them all in; the orientation of each piece doesn’t matter. This project also shows off […]

by June 7, 2017 Projects
Puzzle Playsets Video

Puzzle Playsets Video

Puzzle Playsets: Easy to Make, Fun to Give! Puzzle playsets are quick, easy, and fun to make. Each one is a puzzle, a toy, and a creative decoration all in one. Watch our video overview and learn how to use simple woodworking to make your own puzzle playsets. You’ll need […]

by March 9, 2017 Videos
Star Puzzle Pattern

Star Puzzle Pattern

This alternate design, based on a Christmas cookie cutter, is a quick and easy present By Chuck MacKnee   While you can cut this puzzle from any wood, I suggest using a light wood. Then, use thinned acrylic paints, dyes, or colorful stains to make the pieces stand out. Use […]

by September 14, 2016 Patterns
Freestanding VW Beetle Puzzle

Freestanding VW Beetle Puzzle

  Celebrate the joy of summer road trips with a classic VW Beetle By Eric Van Malderen My neighbor, whose first car was a VW Beetle, inspired me to design this car puzzle. The Volkswagen Type 1 is the most famous VW and is regarded by some to be the […]

by April 11, 2016 Projects
Political Party Puzzles

Political Party Puzzles

By Jim Sweet   Democrat? Republican? Show your support for your favorite political party with¬†these whimsical Woodimal puzzles.   A Woodimal puzzle usually spells the name of the animal it represents. This unique set honors the Republican and Democratic parties instead. On the patterns, the dotted lines are for painting […]

by January 20, 2016 Patterns, Projects
Freestanding Dragonfly Puzzle

Freestanding Dragonfly Puzzle

Easy-cut puzzles will remind you of summer all year long In Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts¬†Summer 2013 (Issue 51), Judy and Dave Peterson offered their wasp and grasshopper puzzle patterns. Download a bonus dragonfly puzzle below. Woodimals | Making Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles | Zodiac Puzzles for Scroll Saw Woodworking   […]

by April 8, 2013 Patterns
Cut a Pair of Challenging Snowflake Puzzles

Cut a Pair of Challenging Snowflake Puzzles

Chase away the winter blues with these contrasting stack-cut puzzles By William Waite I have designed more than 300 puzzles, but this snowflake is special to me because it was my first. After discovering a complete set of hexagon-based pieces within certain mathematical parameters, I then looked for a pleasing […]

by December 15, 2011 Patterns
Owl Family Puzzle

Owl Family Puzzle

A cute, stand-alone puzzle that’s easy to scroll Scrolled hardwood animal puzzles are always a hit, both as gifts and at craft shows. To give scrollers plenty to choose from, Judy and Dave Peterson have gathered their popular animal puzzle patterns into a new book, Animal Puzzles for the Scroll […]

by September 1, 2009 Patterns
Pocket-size Tangram Puzzle

Pocket-size Tangram Puzzle

Clever puzzle-in-a-box provides a portable distraction By Carl Hird-Rutter Tangram puzzles, which the Chinese also call the Seven Boards of Cunning, can create an amazing number of designs using just seven tiles. This project includes two sets of tiles; you can play alone, creating even more intricate designs or play […]

by August 26, 2009 Patterns
Quick & Easy Tree Puzzle

Quick & Easy Tree Puzzle

Freestanding design can be customized for a fun gift By Sue Griffiths I was inspired to create this puzzle when I realized two of our friends would be celebrating their 70th birthdays in two weeks. I wanted to make them something personal, but with the limited time frame, it had […]

by August 12, 2009 Patterns