Jigsaw Puzzles

Some articles on jigsaw puzzles, puzzles, puzzle, jigsaws, jigsaw puzzle, jigsaw:

Guillermo Mordillo - Licensed Products and Collectibles - Jigsaw Puzzles - Other Puzzle Manufacturers
... Druon - 1000-piece Puzzles Football (Futura) Ti Amo 2 Others - A total of Four 1000-piece Puzzles were released by Druon in 2000-2001 Educa - 500-piece ... At a minimum, there are likely several mini-puzzles missing from this list ... (regarding the existence of a puzzle, the Art #, and box color) was derived from auction listings and vendor websites ...
Jigsaw Puzzle Accessories - History
... Jigsaw puzzles were made commercially available in England by John Spilsbury, around 1760 and have been widely accepted home entertainment in the UK ever ... Jigsaws enjoy similar popularity throughout Europe, and in the American Great Depression jigsaw puzzles sold at the rate of 10 million per week ... It is perhaps therefore surprising that companies who produce games and puzzles have been slow to exploit the commercial opportunities afforded by so many ...
Jigsaw Puzzle
... A jigsaw puzzle is a tiling puzzle that requires the assembly of numerous small, often oddly shaped, interlocking and tessellating pieces ... In some cases more advanced types have appeared on the market, such as spherical jigsaws and puzzles showing optical illusions ... Jigsaw puzzles were originally created by painting a picture on a flat, rectangular piece of wood, and then cutting that picture into small pieces with a jigsaw, hence the name ...

Famous quotes containing the words puzzles and/or jigsaw:

    Nothing puzzles me more than time and space; and yet nothing troubles me less, as I never think about them.
    Charles Lamb (1775–1834)

    Waiting for the race to become official, he began to feel as if he had as much effect on the final outcome of the operation as a single piece of a jumbo jigsaw puzzle has to its predetermined final design. Only the addition of the missing fragments of the puzzle would reveal if the picture was as he guessed it would be.
    Stanley Kubrick (b. 1928)