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jigsaw wall

sets of different shaped bricks come in a box and when put together in the right way completes a picture on your new wall.
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inside or out, all-weather bricks for your new wall. order the size wall you require from the manufacturer and specify the nature of your picture, tonal quality and preferred colours to match your décor. the set comes with enough mortar to complete the wall. word of warning, there is only one right place for each piece in the picture.

it is possible that you may like to invite friends over to help “do the puzzle” – make a party of it.

these jigsaw walls give the DIYer the entertainment of putting together the picture, the pleasure of a job well done, and a completed piece of art to enjoy for years to come.

po, Aug 28 2002


       How big a scale we talkin' here?
thumbwax, Aug 28 2002

       how big do you want thumb? size is not a major issue here, but you may prefer to start small - lets not be ambitious.
po, Aug 28 2002

       I want a really challenging puzzle, like a picture of a brick wall.
FarmerJohn, Aug 28 2002

       Well, would the pieces be regular puzzle size, or jumbo size?
thumbwax, Aug 28 2002

       regular brick size, my dear. any other *size* questions?
po, Aug 28 2002

       This is ace.
calum, Aug 28 2002

       Don't use quick setting mortar
ty6, Aug 28 2002

       In earthquake zones some cultures developed jigsaw architecture that allowed the building to jiggle a bit, rather than collapse, during earthquakes. Pick the right mortar and you could have a wall that might survive the "big one".
Aristotle, Aug 28 2002

       could I not interest anyone in the "Raising of Lazurus" or something by Escher?
po, Aug 28 2002

       mind-bender... that's just another challenge level.
waugsqueke, Aug 29 2002

       Is there a house somewhere where the stone masonry was put together to form a crude mosaic? It seems like an obvious idea, its probably baked somewhere.
BinaryCookies, Aug 29 2002

       [po] I will have four Escher walls please.
kaz, Aug 29 2002

       do you want the full Moebius loop?
po, Aug 29 2002

       Can I have a wall with a picture of the pile of bricks in the Tate ?
This could be done on a huge scale, canary wharf with a Davinci picked out in faithfully colour matched bricks. On the other hand with the average brickie it might end up looking more like a Picasso.
IvanIdea, Aug 31 2002

       I like this a lot, I'll definitely take a few Escher walls. My problem is that I tend to put bookcases everywhere and that would obscure the wonderful pictures.   

       UB, how long could you stand a Mondrian wall? How about Turner or Fred McCubbin. I'd really like excerpts from the Book of Kells, that'd look cool.
madradish, Sep 01 2002

       Put me down for one Taj-ma-Wall.
gardnertoo, Sep 03 2003

       I don't think I could finish a puzzle that I could only do from the ground up. I'd want to do the borders first.
Cedar Park, Sep 04 2003

       I'm with you Cedar, I do the borders first... unless it's an ages 2-3 puzzle... those I can do without borders first...   

       I think I'd build it flat in my yard (and possibly the neighbour's yard... or the school yard) and then install it in my house. Actually, I could sit on the roof & holler commands down to "worker bees" telling them where to put each brick... yeah... and then I can take all the glory for a job well done!
BayRatt, Sep 04 2003


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