Review: Yoga Dogs

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Yoga Dogs – Eurographics – 1000 pieces

Yoga Dogs was so much fun to assemble, and the first 1000 piece puzzle I assembled this month. I’ve been having so much trouble sitting to puzzle that most of the puzzles I’ve put together have been 500 pieces or less. This one took a while, but was completely worth it.

One thing I’ve noticed with Eurographics puzzles is the obvious piece shapes in the finished image. It doesn’t really affect the enjoyment of assembly for me, but if you’re looking to frame a finished puzzle it’s something to consider. I have found though, that if you glue the puzzle before framing it reduces the appearance of the piece shapes. The glue fills in some of the space and the image doesn’t seem as chopped up.

Eurographics have an excellent catalog, including some fascinating educational puzzles along with landscapes, fine art, interesting collages, and much more. They are made from good quality chipboard and are randomly cut which gives a very good variety of piece shapes. The image reproduction is very good with a slightly shiny finish that can cause glare under artificial lights. Check out all the Eurographics puzzles currently in stock at Puzzle Warehouse. There are plenty of great images to choose from, even a 300 piece Yoga Puppies puzzle that looks so precious!

The assembly was relatively easy, I separated out all the pieces with letters or words and also all the background colors. It was simple to assemble each colored background and place it in the frame, and once all the colors were put together finishing off all the dogs and fur was the most challenging part. All in all it was quite an entertaining puzzle and if you’re a fan of dogs or collages I definitely recommend it. ūüź∂

Details:

  • Title:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Yoga Dogs
  • Artist:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Unknown
  • Brand:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Eurographics
  • Piece count:¬† ¬† ¬†1000 pieces
  • Size:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Approx. 19 x 27 in. (49 x 68 cm)
  • Purchased:¬† ¬† ¬† N/A, sent for review

Quality:

  • Board:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Very good
  • Cutting:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Good
  • Image:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Very good
  • Box:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Average
  • Fit:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Slightly loose
  • Puzzle Dust:¬† ¬† ¬†Moderate amount
  • Piece cut:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Random cut
  • Piece shapes:¬† ¬†Very good variety
  • Finish:¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Slightly shiny finish, lays flat

Overall Rating:      Very good, recommended

 

I received this product at no cost in order to facilitate this review. All thoughts and opinions expressed are truthful and 100% my own.

2 thoughts on “Review: Yoga Dogs

  1. Sam Sattler

    I’ve seen a few Eurographic puzzles around here but have never pulled the trigger on one of them for some reason, probably since they always seem a bit more expensive than most of their competitors other than Ravensburger. They don’t seem to show up in thrift shops at all (around here), but I’ve seen them at Half Price Books every so often…and even at that store’s markdown, they are higher than most of the puzzles on the shelf. Does their overall quality justify a higher price, in your opinion?

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    1. I would have to say no, but it depends on the price you’re finding it at I suppose. At Puzzle Warehouse the price for a 1000 piece puzzle for both Eurographics and Ravensburger are the same. I wouldn’t pay more for a Eurographics than a Ravensburger or Pomegranate, but what I deem to be most important in a puzzle is different than what others prefer.

      They’re not what I consider a premium brand, I find them to be “medium tier”. It all depends on the image and what points of quality are most important to you. I hope that answers your question.

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