You will need
- - cardboard or watercolor paper;
- - PVA glue;
- - a broad brush;
- - ceiling moldings;
- - furniture stapler;
- film for food;
- - paper adhesive tape;
- - a pair of scissors.
Choose a suitable base on which you will collect puzzle. It should be firm enough that when you turn the finished puzzle is not damaged or scattered individual elements. Look at a box the length and width of the future of the painting and take the backing a little larger. As the basis of good thick cardboard, a piece of countertop or hardboard.
Assemble the pattern on the substrate. Now it needs to turn. If the picture is small or you have a helper, cover the puzzle with a sheet of cardboard or paper for watercolor. Firmly press the edges with your hands and flip pattern together with the substrate.
You can use a different method. Tape the finished picture to the base on which you collected, transparent film for food products. Wrap in several layers, without leaving any empty spaces. Flip the pattern and cut the tape down the middle from one edge to the other. Expand the edges and remove the backing.
Before you the reverse side of the puzzles. Apply PVA glue. For convenience, use a wide brush for painting brush or hair coloring. Carefully RUB the entire surface of the pattern. Don't worry that the glue will seep out. When dry PVA becomes transparent.
Attach the appropriate-sized sheet of heavy paper or cardboard to the back of the painting. So he stuck to uniformly cover the surface of the base on which was going picture. On top lay a heavy magazines or books and leave for a few hours.
To seal the reverse side of the picture of the puzzle can be another way. Use paper adhesive tape. Attach it across the surface of the collected pattern. Use caution not to move the elements of the picture. Under this option, the puzzles can already be inserted into the finished frame with the substrate.
Make a frame for the assembled pieces of the puzzle. Clear the dimensions of the resulting picture. Buy required amount of polyurethane ceiling plinths. Drawing floor pick according to your taste and interior.
Place the skirting in the mitre box and cut it at an angle of 45 degrees. Then the joints of the frame will look solid, like a real baguette.
Staple the ceiling tiles in the corners with a furniture stapler. Apply the finished product to the picture of the puzzle. Over the edge with glue and stick the frame to the picture. Rope for hanging pictures, attach the furniture with a stapler to the substrate.
To make the frame in the frame shop. Bring back a box of puzzles and saying the exact dimensions is made up of images, order. Then go home and put his work in finished frame.
Advice 2 : How to make a puzzle
Not only children but also adults are fun to collect puzzles. The more complex the image that you want to collect, the more items in the puzzle, the more fun they get. When the puzzle is fully assembled, many do not know how to proceed, since almost everyone wants to collected the picture is pleasing to the eye for a long time. There are several ways to glue, to fasten and place the assembled puzzle.
The easiest way after folding to turn over the puzzle so that wrong side is on top and glued to his base. However, if the puzzle is too big, turn it over can be difficult. To simplify this process, take care of gluing pre – start to assemble the puzzle on a mobile basis, for example, on a sheet of plywood, fiberboard or cardboard.
When the puzzle is assembled, cover it with the second solid sheet of the same material and turn it over. The edges of the leaves for reliability in the coup can hold stationery clips.
If the puzzle was going on the floor, or too large, use other means of bonding. Clean the surface of the collected paintings from dust and dirt, and then put the puzzle plexiglass or plastic wrap.
The surface of the puzzle can paste over transparent wide tape, but much better it will look, if you cover the surface with glue. Well suited place for this purpose PVA glue – dries, it forms a transparent matte film. Apply a generous amount of glue on the front side of the puzzle, and then spread it with a sponge, brush or putty knife to the glue filled all the joints and gaps between parts.
You can also use a special transparent glue for puzzles. To make gluing more reliable after the glue dries, gently flip the puzzle on the reverse and glue it on the back side cardboard, fabric, adhesive interlining or plywood.
Never use for gluing puzzles paint – he does not stick details and spoil their surface. If you want to emphasize the brightness of the colors of the puzzle, cover the surface of the silicate stationery glue – it creates a transparent glossy film on the surface of the picture, making it brighter.
For the final decorative design fabricate or buy a frame, exactly suited to your puzzle size. Hold the assembled puzzle between the rear wall of the frame and glass, and tightly secure the frame. Ready framed puzzle can be hung on the wall, and it will decorate your home or office.