World’s Biggest Jigsaw Puzzle Completed by 73 Year Old Man

Eric Smith, a retired Sales Manager from the UK completed the 12ft by 6ft jigsaw puzzle in 179 days, spending on average about 2 or 3 hours a night on it. The puzzle, featuringpictures of ships and dolphins, is said to the largest jigsaw puzzle ever created and is only known to have been completed by a handfull of people.

The puzzle was so big that Eric needed to remove multiple pieces of furniture from the room and build it on the largest table he had in his house. “It has about 10 or 12 different puzzles inside one giant puzzle, I was really pleased to complete it, I’ve enjoyed spending two or three hours a night on it,” Eric stated.

World's Biggest Jigsaw Puzzle

World's Biggest Jigsaw Puzzle


August 4, 2008. jigsaw puzzle.

One Comment

  1. theworldslargestpuzzle replied:

    This is wonderful news! We always love to hear about another person or group that has completed this huge puzzle – the puzzle is actually larger than stated in this article! You can read about the puzzle, see who else has completed it, how long they took. You can learn how the artwork was created etc. Visit:
    We will be giving Eric his own Hall of Fame. Well done, Eric!

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