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Scrolling @Artistry in Wood

Scrolling @Artistry in Wood

“Artistry in Wood is a perfect name for the show,” said the well-known intarsia artist Judy Gale Roberts after attending the Dayton Carvers Guild’s annual event. “The show encompasses so many woodworking techniques—carving, pyrography, fretwork, intarsia, woodturning, and combinations of all five skills.” Judy was one of many scrollers at […]

by November 20, 2017 News
Shop Lights

Shop Lights

Improve your scrolling experience with proper lighting by Bob Duncan This article was first published in issue 47 of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Many home workshops are lit with a few hanging screw-in incandescent (or compact florescent) bulbs. Some have a few bars of traditional tube florescent lights. These can […]

by November 20, 2017 Shop Tips
Mimosa

Mimosa

Ornamental tree hides exotic and beautiful grain by Ben Fink This article was first published in issue 33 of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts. Mimosa, a popular ornamental tree that sports fern-like leaves, makes a surprisingly good wood for scrolling. The light-colored wood is highlighted by a distinct dark grain that […]

Food-Safe Finishes

Food-Safe Finishes

Find a finish that will protect your family and your work by Bob Duncan This article was first published in issue 48 of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts. Woodworkers often want to apply safe finishes to pieces used with food, such as bowls, or toys that children may put in their […]

by November 15, 2017 Finishing for Beginners
Pictured are Chuck Fleming of Toys for Tots, Claude Drevet, Terry Nicholson, Brian Beals, Cecil Schneider, and Amy Brannon-Hamby of Toys for Tots.

Club Donates 100 Puzzles to Toys for Tots

The Big Canoe Woodworkers Club started the festive season by giving big. On the first day of the annual Pickens County, Ga., Toys for Tots campaign, the club gave 100 handmade wooden puzzles to the program. Participants made the puzzles under the guidance of fellow member Brian Beals of Pickens […]

by November 14, 2017 Features
Dremel 4300

Dremel 4300

By Bob Duncan I can’t imagine a person who doesn’t need a rotary tool. They are famously useful in woodworking, but can also be used for cutting, sharpening, engraving, polishing, and so much more. It’s an indispensable household tool. Dremel’s latest model, the 4300, is particularly handy if you’re new […]

by November 13, 2017 Product Reviews
Coloring with Acrylic Paints

Coloring with Acrylic Paints

Vast array of colors provide infinite possibilities by Sue Chrestensen and Toni Burghout This article was first published in issue 30 of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts. Acrylic paint comes in wide variety of colors. By mixing your own custom colors, you can create a broad spectrum of hues to meet […]

Nostalgic Mini Toy Ornaments

Nostalgic Mini Toy Ornaments

Charming decorations double as small toys By Howard Clements I have been designing an annual ornament for my grandchildren for more than 20 years. They are a great way to use up scrap wood and dowels. You can create them assembly-line style and fill a tree—or make a lot of […]

by November 10, 2017 Patterns, Winter Scrolling
Dove Ornaments

Dove Ornaments

Sentiments of peace and awareness give special meaning to these ornaments By Tom Zieg A personalized ornament makes a welcome gift. But a personalized ornament that benefits cancer awareness ise even more welcome. These ornaments are easy to personalize and offer endless alternative when it comes to supporting cancer awareness. […]

by November 10, 2017 Patterns, Winter Scrolling
Ribbon Ornaments

Ribbon Ornaments

Stack cut these timeless designs for instant cheer By Lora S. Irish These simple designs add elegance to classic sentiments of the season. By adding a ribbon, they can be used for a variety of holiday gifts. In addition to scrolling the designs as classic ornaments, a few minor alterations […]

by November 10, 2017 Patterns, Winter Scrolling