Articles by: BobD

Adjustable Angle Drill Press Jig

Adjustable Angle Drill Press Jig

Drill at any angle without moving your drill press table By Tony Giroux I have an adjustable table on my drill press that I use to drill at angles when I’m making inlays, a stacked bowl, or some boxes. However, it’s always a challenge to reset the table to horizontal […]

by March 27, 2018 Shop Tips
Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Summer 2018 (Issue 71)

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Summer 2018 (Issue 71)

The Summer 2018 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 March 12, 2018 Current Issue
Scroll Saw Arm Lifter

Scroll Saw Arm Lifter

This simple device holds the saw arm up while you change blades By the Staff of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts   The Scroll Saw Arm Lifter, designed by Hector Garcia and sold by Bear Woods, is a simple add-on for a DeWalt or Delta saw that does what it says: […]

by March 7, 2018 Product Reviews
Building an adjustable box joint jig

Building an adjustable box joint jig

With a scroll saw, you can cut all sorts of joints. But, when you need to cut several hundred fingers, such as the ones found in the Steampunk Box (found in Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Summer 2018, Issue 71), the sheer number as well, as the precision required to make […]

by March 6, 2018 Techniques
Creating a Fish-Shaped Puzzle Box

Creating a Fish-Shaped Puzzle Box

Use stains to create a box inspired by a colorful tropical fish By Bill Miller   It takes a piece of wood smaller than a brick and a little time to make a different and beautiful fish puzzle box. For me, the whole thing started because I had something small […]

by March 2, 2018 Uncategorized
Gorgeous Grown-Up Color “Wheel”

Gorgeous Grown-Up Color “Wheel”

Learn color theory—and make a beautiful project—with just five paints By Lora S. Irish   Overwhelmed by the paint aisle? Not sure of the difference between yellow-orange and orange-yellow? Completely confused when people talk about primary and secondary colors? This project will answer those questions by helping you create a […]

by January 8, 2018 Finishing for Beginners, Projects, Techniques
New England scroll saw club raises money for local food pantry

New England scroll saw club raises money for local food pantry

Submitted by Melita Quesada The Baystate Scrollahs (read with a New England accent), a scroll saw woodworking club that meets at Woodcraft in Walpole, Ma. has raised $300 for a local food pantry. This is the second year of the club’s existence and the second year the club has raised money for the […]

by January 8, 2018 News
Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2018 (Issue 70)

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2018 (Issue 70)

The Spring 2018 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 December 18, 2017 Current Issue
Art Deco Shadow Box

Art Deco Shadow Box

Create intriguing depth and shadows by cutting and layering seven fretwork designs By Gabriel Schama This design may remind you of a rising or setting sun, flowers, snowflakes, or New York City’s Chrysler Building. Create it by cutting layers of fretwork and gluing them together to form one piece.   […]

by December 18, 2017 Patterns
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