last winter was a much more productive puzzle season than this past winter. I started this puzzle on my card table (21″ x 48″) and I don’t know what I was thinking – there was no way it was going to fit there (the puzzle is 20″ X 27″.)
We also have too many people coming and going throughout the winter for me to set it up on our kitchen table, so it ended up on the coffee table. While the coffee table is a nice big surface for a puzzle, it isn’t the best place to work on one, so this puzzle sat unattended more than it should have.
Sitting on the edge of the couch leaning over, just wasn’t the best position, and for me it was very uncomfortable. On top of it, this was a tough puzzle!
The puzzle was almost completed before the last edge piece was found (I was convinced it was missing, but then I was convinced that several pieces were missing along the way!)
After leaving the completely puzzle on the coffee table for about a month, I finally pulled it apart and put it back in the box. It is time to work on one that will fit on my card table.
Did you work on any puzzles this winter (or summer – depending on what hemisphere you live in?)
I love puzzles and sometimes put one together in less than a week. I have very limited space as you know so try to work on smaller ones, however have used my large board and the top of my bed during the day. Have fun. yours looks great.
Hi Joni- I loved the puzzle. Next time I will work out a better place to work on a larger puzzle. Probably the kitchen table and cover it if the revolving door of people in and out is happening. The one I just started it going together super fast!
I have one that I wanted to work on, but have the same sort of issue with placing it. I would love to have a card table set up in a corner of my living room, but it’s a bit too crowded for that. So this puzzle (http://www.amazon.com/Penguin-and-Chick-1000-Piece-Puzzle/dp/B001V9GX2S) remains unopened for the time being. We have a table set up in the office area that would work, but it just seems so removed from all the other household activity.
WOW! That looks like a great puzzle (a tough on too). I love having my card table in the living room where I can work on a bit at a time in the middle of things going on. I like using the boards my neighbor gave me also, that way I can pick it up and take it with me too. I just didn’t have a board big enough for this puzzle. Might have to put in a request to see if he’ll make me one…
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