Advice 1: How to hang on the wall puzzle

In Russia, the puzzles were very common in pre-revolutionary time they were called "pusela". But in Soviet times they were not released and not collected. In the new Russia, they have gained wide popularity in the last ten years, produced a variety of sizes and shapes, even in 3D. Image copy famous paintings, photographs of various subjects, scenes from cartoons and films, there is even erotic jigsaw puzzles. The clever design and skilled Assembly turn result in a beautiful painting worthy of framing. In many homes assembled from pieces of the picture, decorated in a frame, decorate and freshen the interior.
How to hang on the wall puzzle
You will need
  • -collected picture;
  • -suitable size frame;
  • -a piece of cardboard the size of the figure;
  • -the range;
  • pencil;
  • glue
So, the game is over and the puzzle is completed. You gathered a beautiful picture and now you want to hang it on the wall. To start, purchase a frame with glass, right size. The frame may be slightly more but not less of a puzzle. Typically, frames are sold with a thick base, which must hold a drawing or embroidery to press it against the glass. If you think that this Foundation is too thin, take a piece of cardboard the size you want. For very large images you can use several sheets of cardboard, putting them to one another with glue, but these joints should not be too broad.
Place the base close to the assembled puzzle. It should be a smooth surface such as the floor or table. Take a ruler, determine the center point on the base, mark with a pencil. Determine the Central piece of the puzzle and memorize it or mark.
Armed with glue (preferably liquid with a brush, but a powerful glue stick). Take the centre piece, carefully apply glue to the back side, move exactly on the marked center of the cardboard sheet and press for a few seconds. Pick a nearby piece of the puzzle and retry the operation. To glue the pieces should be in a circle, so the picture is not "moved out" because in many pictures part tightly fitting to each other. Watch that "masterpiece" is not misaligned is the biggest danger of transferring it to the cardboard.
If you did everything correctly, then after finishing work on the free sides of the base will remain the same indentation. Leave the painting on a flat surface for a few hours until the glue dries. You can then insert creation into the frame, nail a nail and hang on the wall.
Sometimes due to strong moisture glue the cardboard sheet becomes convex. Nothing wrong with that, wait a few hours and if nothing changes, put the picture under pressure (several heavy books).
Useful advice
When applying the glue can not cover up the edges, when applied to a piece of cardboard the glue itself will be distributed to the ends of the piece.
There is a special glue, which is applied in the form of a spray and "grasps" the image, but this method is not suitable if part loosely interlock with each other, or the puzzle is too big.
Instead of glue you can use double sided tape.

Advice 2 : How to glue jigsaw puzzles

A collection of puzzles of varying difficulty – a fascinating hobby that trains your logical abilities, fine motor skills, and also allows you to decorate your home with your creative results – after a difficult and big puzzle of several thousand pieces will be assembled, you do not have to disassemble it and clean the box. You can keep the assembled puzzle in the form of a complete picture and hang it on the wall in your home. How to glue a puzzle to ensure it's durability and strength?
How to glue jigsaw puzzles
If you never were engaged in piecing together the puzzle, the process of careful bonding, in which the design does not disintegrate into its individual parts, it may seem challenging to you. However, there are ways to efficiently glue a puzzle, and they are easy to master.
Most difficulties from the owners of the puzzle arises when there is a need to turn the product face down. For future you could easily flip the puzzle start to gather it from the start on a portable and lightweight surface – on a sheet of plywood or a hard cardboard.
After the puzzle is ready, cover it with the same sheet of dense material, and then hold the puzzle between two sheets and flip it facedown. Use as the basis for the puzzle hard and solid surface that when you flip the puzzle is not shifted.
This method is suitable for puzzles whose size does not exceed the standard. If you have collected a very large puzzle that will not fit anywhere but on the floor you can glue it, not turning on the wrong side.
Thoroughly clean the dust from the surface of the puzzle before gluing. Under the puzzle put plexiglass or hard plastic sheeting. Take an ordinary stationery glue PVA-M for bonding paper, wood, cardboard, glass and other materials. Prepare materials to glue a soft sponge or flat brush of natural bristle.
Apply to the surface of the puzzle with a thick layer of PVA glue, and then make sure that the glue has filled all the gaps between the parts. After the even layer of glue will be deposited on the entire surface of the puzzle, wait until the surface is dry.
After a couple of hours the glue will become transparent and forms on the surface of the puzzle the transparent film. For convenience, you can also glue the surface of the puzzle by wide Scotch transparent tape.

Advice 3 : How to hang jigsaw puzzles

Today jigsaw puzzles are sold in a wide range, and you can buy not only the usual image of the fairy tales, but a mosaic reproductions of famous paintings, original versions of cardboard, plastic, balsa wood or rice paper. Teams of images – this entertaining game and a popular part of modern decor. To puzzles have become a real decoration of the interior and did not look homemade, it is necessary to carefully fix them in some way and hang it on the wall.
How to hang jigsaw puzzles
You will need
  • Puzzle;
  • - double sided tape;
  • - cardboard;
  • - the drawing paper;
  • - DVP;
  • - plywood;
  • - organic glass;
  • - metal corners and "liquid nails";
  • tape and glue for puzzles;
  • brush;
  • - PVA glue (polyvinyl acetate);
  • frame custom-made, store-bought or homemade;
  • - for mounting posters.
Assemble the puzzle on any substrate suitable size, in order to avoid problems with fixing details. One of the easiest and cheapest options is the use of double-sided tape. Tightly attach it to the strips of cardboard, sheet of drawing paper (or just white on the bottom of the box under the chocolates). After that, the details of the future picture apply directly on free sticky side of the tape.
Foldable hang a picture on the wall with metal corners. They can be plant for cut Wallpaper so-called liquid nails (construction adhesive). This may seem not too aesthetic, and besides, Scotch isn't always tightly holds the details. However, this method to attach the puzzles makes sense to use in the nursery, the design of which changes as often as the interests of the child.
Choose a solid Foundation, if you are going to hang the puzzle on the wall framed by a beautiful frame. It is recommended to put under fold detail a piece of medium density fiberboards (MDF), plywood or plexiglass. If you press the finished mosaic the same dense sheet, if necessary, it will be possible to carefully turn over.
Fix details of special glue or adhesive film for the puzzles – these materials are sold complete with pictures, or separately in writing or in children's departments. Work according to the attached instructions. Usually the bonding side of the puzzle recommended to be cleaned with a dry brush; then your actions will depend on the selected materials.
• Film for puzzles glued on the wrong side of the picture. Make the necessary measurements and cut a neat flap. Removing the protective paper from one edge, stick the film to the edge of the puzzle and start to flatten it with soft cloth from middle to edges. Gradually remove the paper and glue so the whole puzzle. Avoid wrinkles and bubbles!
• Glue for puzzles is applied from the front side of the folded pattern. It is poured into the center of the mosaic, and then spread over the entire surface with a piece of cardboard. The adhesive flows into the gap between the parts and holds them together.
Prepare a frame for framing your puzzle. If you want to buy the finished product in the store, it is advisable to find a special frame for jigsaw puzzles, since these products are available in standard sizes. You can find a frame of suitable size. Another option – more expensive - contact the framing workshop, which offer services in framing the puzzles. If funds allow, you place the picture under the existing interior. For example, make a baguette aluminium, plastic of the appropriate color, or made of wood.
Finally, hang the puzzle on the wall in a homemade frame. For its manufacturing take a wooden plank and divide it into transverse and longitudinal parts of the desired size. Next:
• the ends of the slats cut at an angle of 45 degrees;
• connect the corners, pre-treating them with white glue, and press;
• after the adhesive sets (15 minutes) go over the frame with sandpaper and apply stain or varnish. Frame ready!
Useful advice
Some fans of assorted paintings used a special attachment for your poster. In order to fix the puzzle on the wall, you need to buy a set of hanging hooks and two strips of plastic. Then proceed according to instructions.
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