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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
Pumpkin Candle Tray

Pumpkin Candle Tray

Turn any candle into a seasonal decoration with this tray set By Sheila Landry This pretty tray protects your table and adds to the festive atmosphere. The candle charms also look great hanging from a wreath, a doorknot, or packages. I like to accent the hardwood tray with autumn colors.I used a […]

by August 1, 2017 Halloween, Patterns
Ghost Goodie Holders

Ghost Goodie Holders

Quick & easy pedestals add a spooky touch to any treat By Paul Meisel Display candy, cookies, a bowl of Halloween treats, or even a candle on one of these friendly ghost pedestals. Both projects are similar in construction and assembly.   Getting Started The bat, hand, and base are […]

by August 1, 2017 Halloween, Patterns
Filigree Fretwork Pumpkins

Filigree Fretwork Pumpkins

Size these swirling designs to make ornaments, plaques, window hangings, trivets, and more!  By Keith Fenton These challenging filigree ornaments make great decorations for this Halloween season. If you don’t feel confident cutting them ornament-size, enlarge the patterns as desired to make window hangings or wall plaques.   Making the […]

by August 1, 2017 Halloween, Patterns
Skeleton Coffin Box

Skeleton Coffin Box

Fill this creepy coffin with treats for a one-of-a-kind Halloween gift By Sue Mey Open this creepy candy box if you dare, because taking the last piece of candy exposes a sinister surprise! Make this decorative box as large or as small as you like. If you decide to make it deeper, use […]

by August 1, 2017 Halloween, Patterns
Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Fall 2017 (Issue 68)

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Fall 2017 (Issue 68)

The Fall 2017 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.         In This […]

by June 14, 2017 Current Issue
Garden of Innocence

Garden of Innocence

Organization provides dignified burial for abandoned babies By Kathleen Ryan “If no one grieves, no one will remember,” said Elissa Davey, the founder of Garden of Innocence, a nonprofit organization that provides dignified burials for abandoned babies. The California resident thought of the idea in 1998 after reading about a baby […]

by June 7, 2017 Features
Sunflower Puzzle Box Pendant

Sunflower Puzzle Box Pendant

Portable puzzle contains mini garden-themed pieces By Nancy Vincent Challenge your friends and relatives to fit all of these garden-themed pieces back into this attractive pendant. The only rule is that you have to fit them all in; the orientation of each piece doesn’t matter. This project also shows off […]

by June 7, 2017 Projects
Catapult Castle

Catapult Castle

Defend your kingdom by slinging a boulder (ball) at invaders By Bob Gilsdorf When you roll a ball at this castle, it retaliates by slinging a Ping-Pong ball back at you! Catch the ball, block it with a homemade shield (a pot lid will do in a pinch), or knock […]

by June 7, 2017 Videos
Sunset Segmentation

Sunset Segmentation

Use inexpensive wood and a little paint to create a scenic landscape By Frank Droege Because the pieces easily fit back together, this project is a breeze to cut and paint. You can complete the landscape scene in an afternoon. Cutting the Scene Cut the wood blank and backing board to […]

by June 2, 2017 Patterns