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Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Winter 2016 (Issue 65)

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Winter 2016 (Issue 65)

The Winter 2016 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. SCROLL DOWN FOR A SNEAK […]

by September 14, 2016 Current Issue
Star Puzzle Pattern

Star Puzzle Pattern

This alternate design, based on a Christmas cookie cutter, is a quick and easy present By Chuck MacKnee   While you can cut this puzzle from any wood, I suggest using a light wood. Then, use thinned acrylic paints, dyes, or colorful stains to make the pieces stand out. Use […]

by September 14, 2016 Patterns
Santa’s Clockwork Carriage Video

Santa’s Clockwork Carriage Video

Watch the carriage meander across a table while Santa keeps pointing north By Rolf Beuttenmuller Santa fretwork designed by Sue Mey   The ancient Chinese developed a chariot that used a simple differential system to keep the arrow or figure mounted on the chariot pointing the same direction (usually south), […]

by September 14, 2016 Videos
Why Scrollers Need an 18-gauge Stapler

Why Scrollers Need an 18-gauge Stapler

If you have an air compressor, inexpensive brad nailers and 18-gauge staplers are readily available; in many cases one tool can use brads or staples. But these require you to have a compressor and tie you to an air line. I’ve switched over to cordless tools for their convenience. These […]

by July 12, 2016 News
Vlad the Vulgar Vulture

Vlad the Vulgar Vulture

This menacing scavenger is the Darth Vader of the bird world By David Wakefield   While Vlad looks menacing, he is a lot of fun not only to make, but to play with. Vlad features a new dual-action mechanism which allows his head to bob and shoulders and wings to […]

by June 1, 2016 Videos
Call for Entries – Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts People's Choice Awards Contest 4

Call for Entries – Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts People's Choice Awards Contest 4

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 running […]

by May 18, 2016 2016 Design Contest
Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring  / Summer 2016: Issue 63

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring / Summer 2016: Issue 63

The Spring/Summer 2016 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. SCROLL DOWN FOR A SNEAK PEEK! […]

by March 16, 2016 Current Issue
Harold the Hurried Hummingbird Video

Harold the Hurried Hummingbird Video

Simple mechanism makes the wings flutter fast By David Wakefield Harold the Hurried Hummingbird’s mechanism is simpler than many others. In fact, if you can drill holes, you can make this mechanism. Scroll down to see Harold in action.

by March 16, 2016 Videos
SuperMax 19-38 Drum Sander

SuperMax 19-38 Drum Sander

If you regularly work with thin blanks, and especially if you resaw your own stock, you probably need a drum sander. This tool can surface wood and reduce its thickness without damaging it. What is a drum sander? Scrollers often use the terms “sanding drum” and “drum sander” interchangeably, but […]

by March 16, 2016 Product Reviews
Vote Now-2016 People’s Choice Contest: Workshop and Jewelry

Vote Now-2016 People’s Choice Contest: Workshop and Jewelry

Vote now for the 2016 Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts People’s Choice Awards. Below are the finalists for the Workshop and Jewelry categories sponsored by Seyco. Voting will end on March 15, 2016 and the winners will be announced in the Summer/Fall issue of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts . The results […]

by March 1, 2016 2016 Design Contest