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Creating Stained-Glass Suncatchers

Creating Stained-Glass Suncatchers

 Use Gallery Glass® to turn fretwork into colorful art Adding special effects to fretwork pieces can dramatically change the final appearance and produce a unique work of art. Gallery Glass by Plaid is an excellent way to add vibrant color to your fretwork. Use this technique to create beautiful suncatchers […]

by September 10, 2014 Step by Step

A Note to Our Readers and Customers

A Note to Our Readers & Customers: We have received confirmation that All American Crafts, the publisher of Carving Magazine, Creative Woodworks and Crafts, Woodturning, and many other magazines, has closed its doors. We at Fox Chapel Publishing have always respected our colleagues at AAC and enjoyed our friendly competition; we will miss their […]

by August 12, 2014 News
Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Issue 56 Fall 2014

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Issue 56 Fall 2014

  The 2014 Holiday issue of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts is now available. This issue is packed with projects, how-tos, patterns, and more. Features: A Fretwork Fantasy The Buzz About the Boelmans Patterns: The Old Mill Miniature Park Bench Cruisin’ Corvette Puzzle Crafting the Crayonator Halloween Luminaries Compound Ornaments Buck Season Colorful […]

by July 29, 2014 Current Issue
Creating Photo Patterns

Creating Photo Patterns

It’s easier than you might think to make photo patterns In Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Fall 2013 (Issue 52), our art director, Jon Deck, offers an updated version of Gary Browning’s classic instructions for making portrait-style scroll saw patterns from photos. The article demonstrates how to use GIMP, a free photo-editing software. […]

by June 26, 2014 Techniques
Shop-made Push Sticks

Shop-made Push Sticks

Keep your fingers away from sharp blades with these simple designs In Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Summer 2014 (Issue 55), Dennis Simmons offered an Adirondack chair pattern sized for dolls. Since some of the pieces were small, he also created these push sticks to hold the pieces while you cut […]

by April 19, 2014 Shop Tips
Outdoor Finishes and Glues

Outdoor Finishes and Glues

Use the right products to ensure your outdoor projects last In Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Summer 2014 (Issue 55), Technical Editor Bob Duncan presented an introduction to durable outdoor glues and finishes. Download the whole article or share it with a friend. Foolproof Wood Finishing | No Fuss Wood Finishing […]

by April 18, 2014 Shop Tips
Bon Appetit Pattern

Bon Appetit Pattern

Additional Chef patterns to show off your skills In Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Summer 2014 (Issue 55), Alison Tanner offered a few chef silhouette patterns. Here is an alternate presentation for these patterns. Woodimals | Fresh Designs for Woodworking Attachment: Photo Frame Pattern

by April 16, 2014 Patterns

SSW55

The latest issue of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts magazine is now available! Below you’ll find direct links to this issue’s online bonus material. Bonus Fairy Pattern by Charlie Dearing – bonus patterns & projects Bonus Bon Appetit Pattern by Alison Tanner – bonus patterns & projects Outdoor Finishes and […]

by April 14, 2014 Current Issue
2014 Fox Chapel Publishing Open House & Woodworking Show

2014 Fox Chapel Publishing Open House & Woodworking Show

Registration is now open for Fox Chapel Publishing’s 2014 Open House and Woodworking Show! This premier woodworking festival and celebration will be held on May 9th – 10th, 2014, at the Rough and Tumble Engineers Historical Association in scenic Lancaster County, Pa. Each pass includes: Access to our roster of […]

by April 14, 2014 News
2014 Fox Chapel Publishing Open House & Woodworking Show

2014 Fox Chapel Publishing Open House & Woodworking Show

Registration is now open for Fox Chapel Publishing’s 2014 Open House and Woodworking Show! This premier woodworking festival and celebration will be held on May 9th – 10th, 2014, at the Rough and Tumble Engineers Historical Association in scenic Lancaster County, Pa. Each pass includes: Access to our roster of […]

by April 14, 2014 News