How are jigsaw puzzles made?

BY Marshall Brain / POSTED June 24, 2009
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You Asked
How are jigsaw puzzles made? — B. H., Shoreline, Wash.

Marshall Answered

The basic idea used to create a jigsaw puzzle in a factory is die cutting. You can see the die cutting process in this video:

But if you want to make a jigsaw puzzle at home, you can use a jigsaw (also known as a scroll saw), as demonstrated here:

See also:

Do It Yourself Iron on Photo Puzzle Kits

How to Make a Jigsaw Puzzle

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