HOW TO: TEMPORARY MOUNTING FOR PUZZLES – STEP 2 Mount on Foamcore

See Step One of this process here. In Step One we put adhesive contact paper on the back of our puzzle. This allows the puzzle to hold together–mostly. But it’s still floppy and fragile. So in this step, we’ll mount that contact-paper-backed-puzzle to a foamcore board. You can get 1/4″ foamcore board at most craft and art supply places, or you can order on Amazon here. In this case, my 1000 piece Gibsons puzzle is 19″ x 29.5″, so I’mRead more

How To: Temporary Mounting for Puzzles – Step 1 Contact Paper

What is ‘temporary mounting’? It’s mounting a puzzle in such a way that you can display it or just keep it assembled for your edification, but you can also undo it all and still have the puzzle to work sometime down the road if you choose. It should be obvious by now that I do a lot of jigsaws and have for many years. For years and years, I would finish a puzzle, look at it for a few minutes,Read more