This handmade wooden whale puzzle measures almost 9 inches wide by 6 1/2 in. high. It is constructed out of 3/4" plywood material. Each piece is painted with a thin coat of non-toxic acrylic paint and finished with shellac for added durability. Each segment is shaped like a wave, and colored in various shades of pink. When completed the whale stands on his own making it not only a puzzle but also room decoration when not in use. The whale puzzle is made up of 11 pieces.