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Product Review: Black & Decker Cordless Mouse® Detail Sander

Product Review: Black & Decker Cordless Mouse® Detail Sander

If you’re going to cut wood, you’re going to have to sand wood. Save some money and some elbow grease with a tool that removes wood quickly and gets into tight spaces. By Bob Duncan   I can’t think of a woodworking project that wouldn’t benefit from sandpaper and elbow […]

by August 16, 2017 Product Reviews
Book Corner: Making Tiny Toys in Wood

Book Corner: Making Tiny Toys in Wood

Making Tiny Toys in Wood Ornaments & Collectible Heirloom Accents By Howard Clements   Use up your scrap wood by making charming toy ornaments for your holiday tree or whimsical accents for your home. Most of Howard Clements’ delightful designs incorporate motion, so the carousel turns, the Ferris wheel whirls, […]

by August 16, 2017 News
Book Corner: Wildlife Intarsia Woodworking, 2nd Edition

Book Corner: Wildlife Intarsia Woodworking, 2nd Edition

Wildlife Intarsia Woodworking, 2nd Edition Patterns & Techniques for Making 3-D Wooden Animals By Judy Gale Roberts & Jerry Booher   Judy Gale Roberts pioneered the modern art of intarsia during the 1970s and is still a leader in the field. Through her books, classes, kits, and website, she has […]

by August 16, 2017 News
Soaring Eagle Fretwork Set

Soaring Eagle Fretwork Set

Celebrate the beauty of nature with these stunning portraits By Charles Dearing Capture the grace and majesty of eagles in flight with these beautiful portraits. My secret for cutting the frets is to use a spiral blade, which cuts in all directions and makes it easy to create the small […]

by August 16, 2017 Patterns, Projects
Colorful Autumn Tree

Colorful Autumn Tree

Use an easy scrolling trick to make a cheerful table decoration in an afternoon By Sue Mey This pretty decoration brings the spirit of an autumn afternoon into your home … without taking more than an afternoon to make! It’s easy to cut and paint, and can be stored flat. […]

by August 16, 2017 Projects
Scroll Saw Basics

Scroll Saw Basics

Start every scrolling project with these simple steps. Plus! Troubleshoot common problems   Squaring the Table Most scroll saws have an adjustable table that allows you to make cuts at different angles. There are times when you want the saw set at an angle, but most cutting is done with […]

Spooky Scrolling Halloween Projects

Spooky Scrolling Halloween Projects

If you’re looking for fresh new Halloween projects for your home, you’ve come to the right place! Scroll down for a creepy candy box, spooky candle holders, dancing skeletons, and more … Plus perfect pumpkin designs that will look great from September through November. These projects are brought to you by […]

by August 1, 2017 Current Issue, Halloween
Festive Jack-O-Lanterns

Festive Jack-O-Lanterns

Craft a quick and easy Halloween decoration with this clever candle holder by Lora S. Irish Cut by John Martin This whimsical pumpkin trio can be used in a number of ways. You can add a base and a tea light for an instant shadow-caster, cut them out of paper […]

by August 1, 2017 Halloween, Patterns
Witch’s Brew Layerscape

Witch’s Brew Layerscape

Multiple layers add depth and dimension to this spooky Halloween scene by Lora S. Irish Cut by David Penman Even beginners can achieve striking results by breaking this project down into three layers. Experiment with different finishing techniques for a unique portrait. Start by cutting the wood to size. Depending on the thickness of the wood […]

by August 1, 2017 Halloween, Patterns
Making Halloween Luminaries

Making Halloween Luminaries

Spooky Halloween decorations nest together for easy storage by Gloria Cosgrove Cut by Dale Helgerson   Welcome trick-or-treaters to your home with these fun luminaries. They look fantastic leading the way up the front steps or nestled among pumpkins and Indian corn. Use an acrylic backing board behind the scenes […]

by August 1, 2017 Halloween, Patterns