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Design Contest Update

Design Contest Update

We’re off to a great start with our new design contest! Thanks to everyone who has entered or voted. Here’s a quick update on the winners and upcoming categories. We’ve wrapped up the first contest, “Toys & Games;” look for those winners in the Spring/Summer issue, which will be mailed […]

by February 9, 2016 2016 Design Contest
Filigree Fretwork Hearts

Filigree Fretwork Hearts

Delicate designs make great Valentine’s Day decorations By Alison Tanner You still have time to make these beautiful fretwork designs inspired by intricate Battenberg lace for Valentine’s Day. The fretwork hearts make perfect decorations for Valentine’s Day. To make paper hearts, stack colored paper between two pieces of scrap plywood […]

by February 4, 2016 How To, Patterns, Projects
VOTE NOW: Toys & Games 2016 Best Design Contest Entries

VOTE NOW: Toys & Games 2016 Best Design Contest Entries

Vote now for the 2016 Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts People’s Choice Awards.   Below are the finalists for the TOYS & GAMES category sponsored by Wooden Teddy Bear and Mike’s Workshop. Voting will end on January 15, 2016 and the winners will be announced in the Summer issue of […]

by December 31, 2015 2016 Design Contest
Photo Tips: Resolution

Photo Tips: Resolution

By Jon Deck I am constantly sought out to evaluate images that are sent to us by contributors. And the first thing I look for is the resolution of the photo. Many times we receive images that are far too low in resolution to meet the quality of our printed […]

by December 30, 2015 Techniques
Book Corner: Dinosaur Puzzles for the Scroll Saw

Book Corner: Dinosaur Puzzles for the Scroll Saw

  By Carly Glasmyre Haas When Fox Chapel Publishing decided to reprint Judy and Dave Peterson’s Dinosaur Puzzles for the Scroll Saw, Mindy Kinsey and I thought the update meant adding patterns. However, as we started digging into the book, we found that we could alter the dinosaur puzzle patterns […]

by December 23, 2015 News
Cutting Boards: A Perfect Hostess Gift

Cutting Boards: A Perfect Hostess Gift

By Dayle and Jeff Taylor An attractive cutting board made from beautiful hardwood  always makes a welcome gift. Not only can you change the shape of the board, personalize it by cutting or inlaying a design into the cutting board. Add a wildlife scene for a nature lover. Cut in […]

by December 22, 2015 Projects
Club News: Giving the Gift of Time

Club News: Giving the Gift of Time

 Organizations make projects for charities By Kathleen Ryan Editor’s Note: Listed below are a few organizations whose charitable work we’ve shared with our readers. Send photos and a write-up on the good work your club is doing to Editors@scrollsawer.com. . .Orange County Scroll Saw Association: Since 2002 the Orange County Scroll Saw […]

by December 22, 2015 Community, Features, News
Call for Entries—Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts People’s Choice Awards Contest 2

Call for Entries—Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts People’s Choice Awards Contest 2

  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 December 9, 2015 2016 Design Contest
Pixelcraft Exploding Prank Bank

Pixelcraft Exploding Prank Bank

Simple bank hides a surprising secret By Mark Stevenson Download the attached patterns below to make it easy to print the graphics onto the backing sheet for your labels of choice with an inkjet printer.While the print is still fresh, carefully press the sides and top down onto the paper […]

by December 9, 2015 Patterns, Videos
Koala Fretwork Frame

Koala Fretwork Frame

Add a bit of dimension to your Koala fretwork portrait with this leafy fretwork frame. To use the frame, attach the pattern to the blank. cut the frets, and paint or stain it an appropriate color. Carefully glue it to the front of the Koala fretwork portrait, and add some […]

by December 9, 2015 Patterns