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Photo Tips: Lighting

Photo Tips: Lighting

PHOTOTIPS Lighting Temperature This does not refer to the heat created by a bulb, but the hue or color of the light produced from a light source. The most common problem I find in a series of photos is that the color will shift dramatically from shot to shot. The […]

by July 18, 2016 Shop Tips
Club News

Club News

New Leaders for SAW The Scrollsaw Association of the World (SAW) was founded in 1997 as a way for scrollers to connect with each other, share knowledge, and organize events. The group has hosted picnics and conferences, published a newsletter and a director of members, and created a system of […]

by July 15, 2016 News
Book Corner: Two New Scrolling Books

Book Corner: Two New Scrolling Books

Book Corner Fox Chapel Publishing has several dozen books in the works at any given moment—books for coloring, crafts, home improvement, travel, and more. In the woodworking department, we have about 20 projects “cooking” right now. Some of them are at the printer, while others are ideas we’ve accepted and […]

by July 14, 2016 News
Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Fall 2016: Issue 64

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Fall 2016: Issue 64

The Fall 2016 issue of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts features a variety of projects, patterns, and features, as well as interesting techniques. This issue is a part of the regular magazine subscription. It is also available from your favorite retailer or from Fox Chapel Publishing, www.foxchapelpublishing.com, 1-800-457-9112. SCROLL DOWN FOR A SNEAK PEEK! […]

by June 1, 2016 Current Issue
Color Shortcut: Decorating a String of Apple Slices

Color Shortcut: Decorating a String of Apple Slices

Print, cut, and decoupage this artwork onto a String of Apple Slices. By John A. Nelson Once you’ve cut and sanded the String of Apple Slices (the patterns can be found in Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Fall 2016, Issue 64), it’s easy to give them a vintage finish with the […]

by May 20, 2016 Patterns
Halloween Cats, Bats, and Spiders

Halloween Cats, Bats, and Spiders

Cut these simple fretwork designs to get a head start on your Halloween decorating By Alison Tanner Cut by Rolf Beuttenmuller   Stack cut these Halloween critters from thin wood to speed up your Halloween decorating. Vary the sizes and make a whole glaring of cats. (Who knew that a […]

by May 20, 2016 Patterns
Freestanding VW Beetle Puzzle

Freestanding VW Beetle Puzzle

  Celebrate the joy of summer road trips with a classic VW Beetle By Eric Van Malderen My neighbor, whose first car was a VW Beetle, inspired me to design this car puzzle. The Volkswagen Type 1 is the most famous VW and is regarded by some to be the […]

by April 11, 2016 Projects
Call for Entries – Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts People's Choice Awards Contest 3

Call for Entries – Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts People's Choice Awards Contest 3

  Do you have a great new project design you can’t wait to share with the world? This is your chance to show it off—and maybe collect some cash! Presenting the 2016 Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts People’s Choice Awards. New This Year: Instead of one big contest, we’ll be […]

by March 16, 2016 2016 Design Contest
Frog Eye Plate Saves the Day

Frog Eye Plate Saves the Day

by Jo Schwartz Transform an ugly pine plate into a pretty piece of pyrography Pine is great for many craft projects, but it is not ideal for pyrography. Its grain alternates between being very hard and very soft, and becomes sappy in spots when subjected to heat. However, you might […]

by March 4, 2016 Projects, Step by Step
The Spring 2016 Pyrography Special Issue is Available Now!

The Spring 2016 Pyrography Special Issue is Available Now!

The latest special issue of Pyrography is the best one yet. Packed with inspiration, techniques, and projects, you’ll find yourself flipping through all 112 colorful pages over and over. Read about new artists, learn new spins on old techniques, and get some great new design ideas. Even if you’ve never […]

by March 4, 2016 Special Issues