Articles by: Kristen Scanlan

Toulouse the Talkative Toucan

Toulouse the Talkative Toucan

A cam and rod mechanism was used to make Toulouse the Talkative Toucan by David Wakefield. Watch the video below to see Toulouse in action.     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Wooden Ratchet Noisemaker

Wooden Ratchet Noisemaker

This Wooden Ratchet Noisemaker by Eric Hart is super-simple and super-loud. Watch the video below to get the party started!     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Labyrinth Game

Labyrinth Game

This labyrinth was made using a string and knob system. Test your hand-eye coordination while watching this video of Troy Hawkin’s Labyrinth Game.     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Gator Snap

Gator Snap

Watch your fingers while viewing this video of Bob Gilsdorf’s Gater Snap beanbag game–it’s ready to bite!     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Frankenswitch Cover Plate

Frankenswitch Cover Plate

This Frankenswitch Cover Plate by Mike Ryan pays homage to old horror movies. Indulge your inner mad scientist and watch this video of the gizmo at work.     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Rubber Band Gun

Rubber Band Gun

Mark Stevenson’s Rapid-Fire Rubber Band Gatling Gun can shoot as many 100 rubber bands! Watch this video to see the toy in action.     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Cowboy Automaton

Cowboy Automaton

This cowboy races across the plains with the help of a simple crank and gear mechanism. Watch Chris Fitch’s Cowboy Automaton ride his horse off into the sunset.     CLICK HERE to see more projects from Gizmos and Gadgets 2015.

by August 4, 2016 Videos
Lighthouse Silhouette

Lighthouse Silhouette

Lighthouse Silhouette By Robin Arnold Ohio and lighthouses may seem an unlikely couple, but along the north coast of the state, which borders Lake Erie, several can still be found. One of the most popular is the Marblehead (OH) Lighthouse—which is the subject of this project. I prefer using 3/4″ […]

by July 10, 2016 Patterns
Poolside Fish Coasters

Poolside Fish Coasters

Poolside Fish Coasters By Bob Duncan Design by Ellen Brown Cut by John Martin Summer entertaining usually centers on spending time outdoors. Whether it’s a pool party or a barbecue on the deck, it’s easy to show off your scrolling talent with these great fish coasters. Infinitely stackable, the variations […]

by July 9, 2016 Patterns
Vote Now-2016 People’s Choice Contest: Ornaments

Vote Now-2016 People’s Choice Contest: Ornaments

Vote now for the 2016 Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts People’s Choice Awards. Below are the finalists for the Ornaments category sponsored by CarveBuddy. Voting will end on June 28, 2016 and the winners will be announced in the Fall/Holiday issue of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts . The results will also be […]

by June 22, 2016 2016 Design Contest, Contests