PUZZLE TREE

Light Woods Red Woods Brown Woods Dark Woods
Ailanthus
Anigre
Ash
Ash, Quilted
Aspen
Avoidire
Birch
Birch (Masur)
Butternut
Elm
Elm, Chinese
Elm, Grey
Holly
Kelala
Kentucky Coffeetree
Maple
Maple, Birdseye
Maple, Curly

Mulberry
Ramin
Red Oak
Pearwood
Poplar
Poplar Burl

Poplar,Spalted
Satinwood
Sugar pine
Willow, Diamond
Birch
Bubinga
Cedar
Cherry
Laurel

Luaun
Makore
Mahogany
Mahogany-Cuban
Mahogany-Fiddleback
Mahogany-Striped
Narra
Red Oak
Padauk
Red Gum
Robusta

Rosewood-Honduras
Beech
Benin
Coconut
Elm -Burl
Kelobra
Koa
Lacewood
Limba
Lignum Vitae

Locust
Mahogany
Mesquite

Monkeypod
Myrtlewood Burl
Nutmeg
Oak-White
Oak-Red Crotch
Oak
English Brown
Oak-White Rift
Oak-W/Quartersawn
Ocle
Paldao
Pecan
Persimmon
Sapele
Sassafras
Teak
Zebrawood
Benge
Cocobolo

Mahogany
Purpleheart
Rosewood, Indian
Walnut, Black
Walnut, Claro
Walnut, French
Wenge

AS YOU CAN SEE I HAVE A PHOTO OF THIS TREE BUT I WILL ONLY NEED THE OUTLINE AND IT WILL BE DOWNSIZED TO ABOUT 6/8 FT HIGH X ABOUT 7/8 FOOT WIDE.????????THIS IS AN IDEA I HAVE WANTED TO DO FOR YEARS , I AS YOU KNOW MAKE THINGS UNIQUE AND AMAZING, AS YOU SEE THERE IS A SMALL LIST OF TIMBERS,THERE ARE OVER 180 SPECIES OF TIMBER WORLDWIDE.MAYBE THERE ARE MORE UNDISCOVERED WHO KNOWS?THE OUTLINE OF THE TREE I PROPOSE TO DO WILL BE 8FT HIGH X 7 FT WIDE X 4 INCHES THICK… FOR THIS I WILL USE 2X8X4 FT SHEETS OF 1 INCH THICK PLYWOOD..SO I GET 8X8 SQUARE AREA.I WILL THEN CUT 4 AND1/4 INCH X 3/16 PLY STRIPS.THIS WILL BE SOAKED IN A BATH FOR HOW EVER LONG IT TAKES TO BE PLYABLE SO I CAN FORM THE OUTLINE OF THE TREE.!!ONCE DONE I WILL ROUTER OUT THE OUTLINE  OF THE TREE ON PLYWOOD WITH A 3/16 CUTTER. TO THE DEPT OF 1/4 INCH.THEN I CAN INSERT PLY TO THE DEPT LEAVING ME WITH 4 INCH  HIGH ALL ROUND. ONCE DRY I WILL GIVE IT A FEW COATS OF HARD WEARING VARNISH. NOW I HAVE A SOLID OUTLINE OF THE TREE.ON THE INSIDE OF THE PLY I WILL BRUSH ON A FEW COATS OF MOULD RELEASE AGENT.NOW I WILL BE READY TO BEGIN.USING DIFFERENT TIMBERS FOR INSIDE OUTLINE OF TREE I WILL CUT RANDOM SHAPES FROM 4 X3 INCH OF VARIOUS TIMBERS. SO THEY FIT TIGHT AROUND THE EDGE. EACH PIECE WILL BE 4 INCH HIGH X WHAT EVER I CAN SHAPE IT INTO USING FRETSAW.A BIT LIKE A JIGSAW.!!.BUT WITH CURVES IN DIFFERENT POSITIONS.THESE WILL BE GLUED USING WATERPROOF PVA.ONCE I HAVE OUTLINE DONE WITH DIFFERENT IRREGULAR SHAPES.THEN I CAN START MAKING THE PUZZLE TREE. ONCE ALL PIECES OF VARIOUS TIMBERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD HAS BE CUT GLUED AND FITTED.IT WILL BE LEFT TO DRY OVER A FEW DAYS BEFORE PLY STRIP IS REMOVED.THEN IT WILL BE SANDED TO A MIRROR FINISH BEFORE BEING GIVEN A HIGH WAX POLISH.IT WILL THEN BE MOUNTED ON A BASE WITH 2 X2 INCH DIAMETER STAINLESS STEEL RODS.AS I SAID THIS IS JUST AN IDEA I WOULD LIKE TO DO.THEN I CAN BOAST I HAVE ALL THE TIMBERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD IN MY LIVING ROOM.REMEMBER YOU TOO CAN DO THIS ,BASIC TOOLS AND A FRETSAW IS NEEDED.JUST REMEMBER MEASURE TWICE CUT ONCE.??