An Exhibit of Our Work

Recent Custom Work

The following represents some of our most recently commissioned wooden jigsaw puzzles. This display will change frequently as we showcase our unique accomplishments. Simply click on the image to view the puzzle in greater detail. Please call us if you wish to discuss your next custom puzzle, or you desire to purchase a puzzle from our Image Gallery.

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Fenway Park

20" x 24", 1080 pieces

The wooden jigsaw puzzle “Fenway Park” was created to celebrate the magic, lore, and love many have for this beloved ball park. Members of “Red Sox Nation” can be found all around the world, and this puzzle is sure to touch the emotions of many. 30 exquisitely detailed whimsies relating to Fenway Park and the Boston Red Sox add delight and humor to this masterpiece. In constructing this jigsaw puzzle we employed our “pigmented ink transfer process”; a beautifully hand cut puzzle with cut lines that are virtually invisible represents the end result. This skillfully cut wooden jigsaw puzzle will surely become a prized heirloom, enjoyed by the die hard Red Sox fans for many years to come, who over time, have wept and cheered for their beloved team. A perfect way to get caught up in the frenzy of the Boston Red Sox, whether it be the start of another spring training, or having just won the world series! Check out our image gallery, many sizes of this puzzle are available

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Ombres Chinoises

19" x 15", 627 pieces

This image derived from an antique French board game box cover, rich in color with exceptional graphics. Inspect the rear of the puzzle for the wonderful cutting techinique.

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"Red’s Eats"

Red’s Eats is the quintessential Maine Diner located on the Sheepscot River in the ! picturesque town Wiscasset, Maine. This gem of a puzzle includes whimsical figures of! lobsters, clams, fishing boats, the coveted lobster roll, seals, and many other surprises unique to Maine. We have used our pigmented ink transfer process in applying this image directly to epoxy coated cherry plywood. A masterpiece, that is sure to become a family heirloom.

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"Monhegan Island Light"

Monhegan Island Light sits atop the highest point of this sparsely populated island, located 12 miles off the coast of Booth Bay Harbor, Maine. Built in 1850, the lighthouse and fog bell have been warning sailors of the dangers that surround this island for many years. The granite structure which houses an automated light and lens remains a beacon to this day for sailors navigating through the tricky waters of Penobscot Bay.

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African Marketplace

14" x 16", 584 pieces

This images is derived from a colorful and striking original oil painting. Hidden within the puzzle are 58 animals which add delight to the puzzle. Storks can be found marching across the top of the puzzle. An exceptionally challenging puzzle to assemble.

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African Marketplace with Pop up figurals

14" x 16", 500 pieces

Another example of how the "African Marketplace" can be cut into a wooden jigsaw puzzle. A series of Storks can be seen marching across the top boarder. Several pop up figurals emerge from the puzzle surface itself. Over 200 whimsies are hidden within the body of the puzzle. The vivid colors and unique abstract design of this image are breathtaking. An amazing puzzle.

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Faux Fish

9" x 9", 105 pieces

A pixilated interpretation of a colorfully painted fish slicing through the depths of the ocean. Hidden within the puzzle is a beautifully conceived design of fishes, sea shells and our beloved signature piece, “Bogart”. See additional photographs showing the design layout of the whimsies, and the backside of the puzzle which tells the entire story. Small in size, this a gem. The puzzle is expertly constructed employing our “pigmented ink transfer process”. The actual image has been masterfully printed onto the surface of our cherry plywood using archival inks. The inks penetrate into the grain of the wood with the finished product appearing like an original painting , hand cut into an elegant jigsaw puzzle.

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The Clam Shack, Kennebunkport, Maine

12" x 8", 200 pieces

The Clam Shack is a favorite hangout for the President and Mrs. Barbara Bush when spending their summer in Kennebunkport, Maine. Located just next to the bridge at Dock Square, you can’t miss this Maine favorite. Its not unusual to see lines 20-30 people deep waiting to order! the Calm Shack’s famous lobster roll or fried clam plate. Hidden within this puzzle are whimsies ! which represent the State of Maine; a lobster, moose, brown bear, clams, lobster boat, just to name a few of the beautifully sculpted pieces.

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Jellyfish

10" x 12", 225 pieces

Jellyfish, suspended in the depths of the ocean has been printed directly onto epoxy coated cherry plywood. A series of fish figurals which have been finely sculpted are strategically placed within the body of the jigsaw puzzle. Four interlocking porpoises define the corners of the puzzle. This stunning image was created by Annie Hollis.

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Maestro Schnozzola

10" x 10", 250 pieces

A wonderfully preserved image dating back to the late 1800’s was discovered amongst a pile of old discarded magazines at a flea market in Brimfield, Massachusetts. Using our pigmented ink transfer process, the image has been masterfully printed on the cherry plywood substrate. We call this puzzle, “Maestro Schnozzola” which we feel befits the subject. A series of pop up whimsies resembling musical notes adds to the beauty and uniqueness of this puzzle. To top it off, the maestro is shown at his podium, both pieces finished in gold and silver leaf. An absolutely stunning puzzle!

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Ocean Symphony

21" x 17", 750 pieces

The image, “Ocean Symphony” is an original abstract oil painting created by the very talented artist, Tammy Babcock. A collaboration between the artist and Bogarts Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles has resulted in a beautifully conceived view of the ocean. This image is sure to challenge the most experienced jigsaw puzzle enthusiast. Fish you wanted, fish you got, 50 beautifully designed whimsies. Each fish is precisely cut and sculptured, displaying the most minute detail. Employing our new and highly regarded pigmented ink transfer process, this puzzle is sure to delight and amaze the jigsaw puzzle aficionado.

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Chips with Popup

10" x 10", 250 pieces

This exquisite puzzle of Chips the Pug features pop up figural pieces along with a series of layered segments and layered whimsies. This is an actual commissioned portrait of Chips, who happily resides in Connecticut. We just love this pug. This is one of the most beautiful images we have seen. The puzzle is a gem, and will delight for years and years.

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Chips

10" x 10", 220 pieces

Another version of Chips, without pop up pieces and without layered figural pieces. This puzzle is loaded with whimsies, neatly disguised within the body of the puzzle. The image of Chips is captivating, and a joy to assemble.

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Cooper

8" x 12", 225 pieces

We just love pets, especially Cooper the Pug, and do they ever make great wooden jigsaw puzzles. An oil painting of Cooper was commissioned by his Owners and we had the image skillfully printed directly onto cherry plywood, utilizing our “pigmented ink transfer process.” The results, a wonderful wooden jigsaw puzzle which will surely become a family heirloom. Several of the whimsies have been layered and they are literally leaping right out from the surface of the puzzle.

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Mini and Bibi

12" x 5", 120 pieces

A special puzzle created for the President and Mrs. George W. Bush. Mrs. Bush loves her dogs and it was a thrill for us to create a very special wooden jigsaw puzzle for her. Mini and Bibi, two Maltipoo’s were painted by the artist Martha Goodrum. Just a perfect image for a custom wooden jigsaw puzzle. The image was printed directly onto cherry plywood utilizing our “pigmented ink transfer process”. Several Maltipoo whimsies and the dogs names, “Mini” and “Bibi”, help personalize this puzzle. Mrs. Bush was thrilled with the results and we know this puzzle will make her smile every time she assembles it.

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Art Dog

14" x 15", 420 pieces

An original etching by Artist Peter Barger. We have several more fascinating images by this acclaimed Artist which would make extraordinary wooden jigsaw puzzles.

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Mermaid

8 1/2" x 10", 200 pieces

"Mermaid" depicts an array of finely cut fish and nautical - themed whimsies all of which are layered and sit neatly above the actual surface of the puzzle. Each fish has been modeled after a specific specie, and have been elaborately sculpted to resemble that particular fish. Unique to this puzzle; the actual image has been printed directly onto the surface of the cherry plywood. The results far exceeded our expectations. No paper lift up, no visible cut lines, the archival inks get absorbed right into the surface of the plywood. The end result simply put, phenomenal.

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Billboard #2, Times Square

12" x 6", 162 pieces

The image jumps right off the cherry plywood thanks to our pigmented ink transfer process.! The vibrant colors lay right on the surface of the specially prepared substrate. A wonderful image depicting Times Square in New York City at night. You need to see this puzzle up close to appreciate its beauty.

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Sweeet 16

18" diameter, 850 pieces

The image “Sweeet 16” was created by the artist Charles Karadimos while viewing through the eye piece of his custom made kaleidoscope. Filled with many whimsical figures, its perfect symmetry and deep rich colors makes for an exquisite jigsaw puzzle. To say this is a challenging puzzle to assemble is an under statement. Have a bottle of aspirin nearby.

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Kaleidoscope #1

12 1/2" diameter, 220 pieces

This amazing image was created especially for Bogarts Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles by Photographer Debby Krim. Its symmetry and irregular edges make this a challenging but enjoyable puzzle in which to assemble. Intricate floral whimsies add to the overall beauty of this special piece.

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Kaleidoscope #2

17" diameter, 460 pieces

A second in a series of kaleidoscope puzzles. Amazing colors and patterns. A unique irregular edge as a result of the image.

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Kaleidoscope #3

16 1/2" diameter, 500 pieces

A third in a series of Kaleidoscope puzzles. A beautiful repetitive floral pattern and irregular edge makes for a fun puzzling experience.

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Belted Galloways

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Family Photo

8" x 10", 175 pieces

An old Army photograph dating back to World War ll was a perfect subject for a surprise 50th wedding anniversary gift.The couple were speechless as they assembled the puzzle in front of their family.

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Christmas 2014

8" x 10", 175 pieces

This photograph was taken by the children’s Au Pair while strolling down a path at the local zoo in the fall of 2014. The completed jigsaw puzzle (in pieces without a picture to serve as a guide) was given to the parents as a gift. What a surprise! A perfect family heirloom that will be preserved and cherished forever. We love receiving personal photographs from our customers and transforming them into unforgettable wooden jigsaw puzzles. We can personalize the puzzle by creating whimsical figures which depict names, dates, memorable pets; pretty much anything. Let your imagination run wild! In this particular puzzle we created whimsies which resembled the children’s favorite zoo animals, along with their initials. These puzzles can be sized from as small as 5 X 7 to as large as 11 X 14 or even 16 X 20

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Tom Tom

11 3/4" x 9", 260 pieces

Another whimsical jigsaw puzzle, the image derived from an antique nursery rhyme book. This puzzle employs a series of layered figural pieces, hand painted stars aglow in the sky, and a secondary puzzle, the pieces created from curly maple, hidden beneath many of the figurals. A delight to assemble

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The Old Witch

10 1/2" x 8 1/2", 250 pieces

A strikingly beautiful image from a vintage nursery rhyme book. Look closely and you will see this is a multi layered puzzle. Beneath the top puzzle layer is a secondary puzzle finished in figured maple with lots of interesting whimsies. Bogart, our signature piece is made out of Ebony wood. The layering effect adds a wonderful dimension to this puzzle.

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Market Place

11" x 8", 200 pieces

This puzzle was derived from an original oil painting. Great composition and movement.

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Animals with Pop Up

19 1/2" x 15", 650 pieces

A wonderful jungle scene with a series of pop up pieces which are integrated within the puzzle itself. Each pop up whimsie plugs into its appropriate slot. The pop up whimsies were designed and hand painted by Zandra Gomez. Look for more of her incredible art work in future Bogarts Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles.

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The Fay School

16" x 12", 336 pieces

Splendid artwork by Artist Elizabeth Mumford. This puzzle was created as a tribute for a beloved retiring House Master. A wonderful example of how a wooden jigsaw puzzle can be personalized for a very special colleague.

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Santa

10" x 14", 310 pieces

This exceptional image of Santa appeared on the front cover of the December 1902 issue of the Inland Printer. A trade magazine, The Inland Printer commissioned World renowned artists to showcase there most recent work in each of their monthly issues.

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Valentine

6" x 10", 95 pieces

A romantic yet lasting gift created for a customer on Valentines day. The orignal valentine was printed 125 years ago and is rich in color and design. This puzzle will become a family heirloom which will be cherished by generations to come.

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The Dance

14" x 10", 308 pieces

The Dance was an insert which appeared in Sunday issue of the Boston Globe News Paper approximately 110 years ago. I purchased this print because of its richly saturated colors and wonderful imagery.

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Home of the Red Sox

17" x 9", 335 pieces

A wonderful impressionist image of the much heralded Fenway Park, in Boston Massachusetts. I created this puzzle shortly after the Red Sox won the World Series in 2004.

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The Fly

14" x 9", 300 pieces

A serene scene finely articulated with a series of fish whimsies, layered puzzle pieces, and a flock of hand painted and sculpted geese in flight. This antique image of a fisherman securing a fly to his fishing pole was actually used by Pastime Puzzles in the 1920's. I was fortunate to have discovered this original print at a paper show in pristine condition, and was thrilled to create a puzzle from it. If you look closely, the fish, the geese, and the actual fisherman are all layered, and rise nicely above the surface of the puzzle. There is a secondary puzzle hidden beneath the fisherman.

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Emma and Winston

14" x 18", 270 pieces

Bogarts Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles was fortunate to have obtained this wonderful antique print of “Emma and Winston”. Though in disrepair, it was restored to near mint condition. Utilizing our unique “pigmented ink transfer process”, the reproduced image has been applied directly onto epoxy-coated 5 ply cherry plywood. Many whimsies can be found disguised within the body of the puzzle, while several beautifully hand painted elephants (comprised of several puzzle pieces) interlock along the edges of the puzzle (we call them plug-ins). Small in size yet rich in detail. Due to the uniqueness of the hand painted work, each puzzle is a “one of a kind”.

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Lizards

7" x 9 1/2", 150 pieces

I have always been intrigued by the back side of the puzzles I create. I thought it might be fun to produce a puzzle that utilizes the cherry veneer as our palette, while the whimsies become the focus of the design. Many “lizard” whimsies can be found within the puzzle, neatly intertwined. Four lizards have a veneer of tiger maple, a beautifully figured wood, which sets them apart from the rest of the puzzle. The four stars have received an actual application of sterling silver plate, and they all have been hallmarked on the back accordingly. The two hedgehogs, made from several puzzle pieces neatly adorn the top and bottom of the puzzle. The surface of the puzzle has been oiled and hand rubbed to a lustrous furniture grade finish. A beautifully conceived wooden jigsaw puzzle that is sure to delight.

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