He spent 35 days carefully cutting out jigsaw pieces by hand and creating what he believed would be a record-breaking puzzle. It was destined to be hung at Sandringham - the Queen's country house.
However just hours after it's completion, disaster struck and the whole thing - all 40,000 pieces - came tumbling down.
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