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USA Map Puzzle - Stained Plywood

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Make American geography fun and beautiful with this one of a kind laser cut map puzzle made from stained birch plywood. Each piece is a state and has a small magnet glued to its back to allow it to live in a vertical world.

It's shown here on my Puzzle Board (sold separately) but also looks great on your refrigerator or other magnetically receptive surface.

Each state's capital is indicated by a tiny, etch star. Etched on the back of each piece is the state's two letter abbreviation. A few of the states' abbreviations are partially cropped due to an alignment issue.

Each region is stained differently to distinguish it from the others. The six regions include:

Pacific Region: WA, OR, CA, AK, HI
Mountain Region: ID, NV, UT, MT, CO, WY, AZ
Southwest Region: NM,TX, OK
Southeast Region: AR, LA, MS, AL, GA, FL, SC, NC, TN, KY, VA
Middle West Region: ND, SD, NE, KS, MN, IA, MO, WI, IL, IN,MI, OH, WV
Northeast Region: MD, DL, PA, NJ, NY, CT, MA, RI, NH, VT, MA

With three exceptions, each of the 48 pieces is a state. Michigan's Upper Peninsula is a piece (but not a state). Rhode Island, Connecticut and Massachusetts are combined into one piece with etched lines showing the borders. The same goes for Delaware and Maryland.

This puzzle features a discontinuous grain pattern, meaning that the grain direction is unique for each piece. At the scale of the puzzle the grain lines look almost geological or even agricultural and their individuality adds to each state's identity.

Dimensions:
15" wide by 10" tall by 1/4" thick

Scale:
1:12,000,000

Materials & Finish:
Stained birch plywood with a beeswax polish

Includes:
48 Piece United States Magnetic Map Puzzle
Simple Reference Map
Simple Cotton Drawstring Bag

Shipped unassembled

USA Map Puzzle - Stained Plywood


Overview

  • Handmade item
  • Materials: birch plywood, magnets, glue
  • Ships worldwide from United States
  • Feedback: 245 reviews
  • Favorited by: 125 people