Articles by: BobD

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
Nostalgic Mini Toy Ornaments

Nostalgic Mini Toy Ornaments

Charming decorations double as small toys By Howard Clements I have been designing an annual ornament for my grandchildren for more than 20 years. They are a great way to use up scrap wood and dowels. You can create them assembly-line style and fill a tree—or make a lot of […]

by November 10, 2017 Patterns, Winter Scrolling
Dove Ornaments

Dove Ornaments

Sentiments of peace and awareness give special meaning to these ornaments By Tom Zieg A personalized ornament makes a welcome gift. But a personalized ornament that benefits cancer awareness ise even more welcome. These ornaments are easy to personalize and offer endless alternative when it comes to supporting cancer awareness. […]

by November 10, 2017 Patterns, Winter Scrolling
Ribbon Ornaments

Ribbon Ornaments

Stack cut these timeless designs for instant cheer By Lora S. Irish These simple designs add elegance to classic sentiments of the season. By adding a ribbon, they can be used for a variety of holiday gifts. In addition to scrolling the designs as classic ornaments, a few minor alterations […]

by November 10, 2017 Patterns, Winter Scrolling
12 Days of Christmas Ornaments

12 Days of Christmas Ornaments

Easy to stack cut, these ornaments help spread holiday cheer By Sue Mey Most people would agree that the holiday season doesn’t last long enough. By scrolling these ornaments and giving them out over a 12-day period to friends and family, you can hold onto the good tidings for a […]

by November 10, 2017 Patterns, Winter Scrolling