New Puzzle From Old

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About: I am a senior laboratory technician in a analytical facility by day and by night I make and fix things. I prefer to work with wood but will give anything a go. I also enjoy gardening and an kept busy by my ...

Intro: New Puzzle From Old

I wanted to make some personalised puzzle for gifts. As have not yet bought a scroll saw so I decided to reuse old slightly sad looking but structurally sound puzzles and change the images.

How to do it-
Step 1 - Find an old puzzle the correct size
Step 2 - Sand off the old image, I used a bench sander for speed
Step 3 - Draw on new image, I have used a pyrography pen to burn my image into the wood
Step 4 - Colour the image will dilute acrylic paint
Step 5 - Give a coat or two of spray varnish
Step 6 - Cover the back with self adhesive fablon
Finished

Thanks for looking, nothing particularly new or clever here used a shared idea.
Please rate my instructable.

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    4 Discussions

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    mrsmerwin

    1 year ago

    What is 'self adhesive fablon' and where do you find it?

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    kliu8

    4 years ago

    Was that puzzle worth anything?

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    pudtinykliu8

    Reply 4 years ago on Introduction

    I don't believe so or rather I hope not. It had no makers mark on it.

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    sunshiine

    5 years ago on Introduction

    I loved the way they turned out! What a great idea! Thanks for sharing.
    Sunshiine