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Short Cuts

Short Cuts

Welcome to Short Cuts! Our quarterly e-newsletter Short Cuts is our way of staying in touch with you between issues of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts. Here we share projects, features, tips, insider scoop on books and authors, club news, and more. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as […]

by October 18, 2016 eNews: Short Cuts
A Child’s First Toolbox

A Child’s First Toolbox

By Dave Van Ess If a child can hold a hammer, they can make this toolbox. Using construction lumber makes it easy to cut. This is an ideal first woodworking project for little ones stuck at home and in need of some entertainment. Teach your littlest family members a new […]

by July 24, 2020 eNews: Short Cuts
Cat-tastic Cat Puzzles

Cat-tastic Cat Puzzles

Cats. You either love them or you hate them. There are more than 600 million of them worldwide, and are found in almost every place humans live. Cats have been worshipped as protectors of possessions, seen as witches’ familiars, and shunned as bad luck. Some people collect items related to […]

Cute Fretwork Animal Portraits

Cute Fretwork Animal Portraits

Practice cutting portraits with three animal designs of varying difficulty By George Ahlers Cut by Leldon Maxcy These wildlife portraits make great presents and items to sell. The koala pattern is the most challenging, especially with the addition of the optional overlay frame. While there are fewer frets in the […]

by January 17, 2020 eNews: Short Cuts
Compound-Cut Ornaments

Compound-Cut Ornaments

Combine fretwork snowflakes with wooden bulbs to make elegant ornaments By Sue Mey Cut by Leldon Maxcy Compound-cut ornaments look great but are quick and easy to make. In fact, you can complete each one with just a few cuts. The snowflake accents are equally easy to cut. You could […]

by December 9, 2019 eNews: Short Cuts, Winter Scrolling
Scroll an Oak Leaf Box

Scroll an Oak Leaf Box

Celebrate Autumn with this easy-to-make keepsake box By Thomas Haapapuro This box reminds me of the flutter of leaves falling to the ground in the fall. Like many of my designs, this box draws its inspiration from nature, in particular, the leaf of a red oak tree. To develop this […]

by October 15, 2019 eNews: Short Cuts, Step by Step, Uncategorized
Scroll Your Own Wooden Sunglasses

Scroll Your Own Wooden Sunglasses

Pay big bucks for wooden sunglasses? No way! Make your own for under $10 By Steve Carmichael The first time I saw a pair of wooden sunglasses, I knew I had to make some. After lots of experimentation, I made several pairs that I can actually wear. I began my […]

by June 26, 2019 eNews: Short Cuts, Summer, Uncategorized
How to Make a Beachy Sealife Puzzle

How to Make a Beachy Sealife Puzzle

Easy-to-cut design is a challenging tray puzzle By Ruth Chopp I live in Gig Harbor, Wash., and grew up playing on the beaches of Puget Sound and camping in the forest parks. That probably explains my passion for woodworking and sea life, which come together in this fun puzzle. The […]

by April 30, 2019 eNews: Short Cuts, Uncategorized
How to Make Simple Wooden Air Plant Holders

How to Make Simple Wooden Air Plant Holders

Compound-cut cool cubbies for these popular plants By Sue Mey Exotic air plants seemingly thrive on oxygen alone, so they can be tucked into all kinds of cool containers. Show off your scrolling skills by making custom wooden holders for these popular plants. Because large pieces of wood won’t fit […]

by December 31, 2018 eNews: Short Cuts, How To, Spring, Uncategorized
Short Cuts: Issue Ten

Short Cuts: Issue Ten

Welcome to the tenth issue of Short Cuts! Our quarterly e-newsletter, Short Cuts, is our way of staying in touch with you between issues of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts. Here we share projects, features, tips, insider scoop on books and authors, club news, and more. We hope you enjoy reading it as […]

by May 23, 2018 eNews: Short Cuts
Short Cuts: Issue Nine

Short Cuts: Issue Nine

Welcome to the ninth issue of Short Cuts! Our quarterly e-newsletter, Short Cuts, is our way of staying in touch with you between issues of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts. Here we share projects, features, tips, insider scoop on books and authors, club news, and more. We hope you enjoy reading it […]

by March 12, 2018 eNews: Short Cuts