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Project by sonnyr posted 03-10-2020 02:40 AM 1031 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These “Line ‘Em Up” puzzles were designed by Steve Good and shown on his “Scrollsaw Workshop” website. They were made from re-purposed damaged cabinet doors and drawer sides. They were Laser Engraved using a NEJE Laser Master that was also previewed on Steve Good’s website. The NEJE Laser Engraver is affordable and really opens up new craft possibilities. The sides were cut on a table saw and the center cavities were cut using Steve’s pattern with a band saw and scroll saw. The 3 pieces were then glued together, sanded and finished.
The last 2 pictures are jigs that were made to help mass produce the puzzles. One jig allows you to repeat cut the base pieces and the other allows you to cut off 5 1/2” long pegs quickly. The drop offs from the first cut are used to make pegs for the next puzzle. The peg sides are then routed using a 1/16” round over router bit.
These were made to be give-a ways but if demand picks up, I may try to sell some.
Thanks for viewing this project.

-- I may be slow, but I'm easy to stop!!!





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Ivan

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#1 posted 03-10-2020 10:55 AM

Interesting project!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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sonnyr

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#2 posted 03-10-2020 11:56 AM

Ivan, thanks.
The interesting part is watching people try to reassemble them.
People with analytical minds tend to solve them very quickly.

-- I may be slow, but I'm easy to stop!!!

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#3 posted 03-11-2020 01:25 AM

Cool way to do it. This is actually the second one of these puzzles that I have seen today. Thinking about making a few for my table.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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sonnyr

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#4 posted 03-11-2020 03:17 AM

CtL, I used Steve good’s pattern to size everything and it worked great.

-- I may be slow, but I'm easy to stop!!!

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