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Multigenerational Woodworking

Multigenerational Woodworking

After learning woodworking from his father, Bob Gilsdorf shares the fun with kids everywhere. Woodworking has always been a multigenerational craft for Bob Gilsdorf. During Bob’s childhood, his father had a small woodshop and was always working on furniture and other projects, showing Bob the ways in which wood could […]

by September 30, 2015 Features
2014 Fox Chapel Publishing Open House & Woodworking Show

2014 Fox Chapel Publishing Open House & Woodworking Show

Registration is now open for Fox Chapel Publishing’s 2014 Open House and Woodworking Show! This premier woodworking festival and celebration will be held on May 9th – 10th, 2014, at the Rough and Tumble Engineers Historical Association in scenic Lancaster County, Pa. Each pass includes: Access to our roster of […]

by April 14, 2014 Features

Butterfly Box Correction

Correction to the Butterfly Box pattern that appeared in Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2014 (Issue 54) SSW54 – Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts – Spring 2014In the Butterfly Box article by Gary MacKay, which appeared in Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2014 (Issue 54), there was an […]

by February 11, 2014 Features
A Puzzling Art Form

A Puzzling Art Form

A glimpse of some of today’s top puzzle makers In this high-tech, fast paced world where online games and entertainment offer instant gratification, it is refreshing to find a group of skilled craftsman who still carry on the traditions of hand-cut wooden jigsaw puzzles. But make no mistake. Today’s top […]

by January 11, 2014 Features
2013 Best Project Design Contest: Announcing the Winners

2013 Best Project Design Contest: Announcing the Winners

See the winning entries and vote on the projects you’d like to see in Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts In Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Fall 2012 (Issue 52) we announced the winning pieces from our 2013 Best Project Design Contest. While the editors nominated up to 10 projects in each […]

by June 28, 2013 Features
Portrait Freedom: Ten Years of Giving

Portrait Freedom: Ten Years of Giving

Organization makes portraits for the families of fallen military personnel Portrait Freedom is an organization that creates scroll sawn portraits of U.S. military personnel who lost their lives in the Afghan/Iraqi conflict. The portraits are offered as a reassurance to bereaved families that their loved ones are not forgotten. Founded […]

by January 8, 2013 Features
2013 Scroll Saw Buyer's Guide

2013 Scroll Saw Buyer's Guide

An updated guide to today’s most popular scroll saws Scroll saws vary in price almost as much as they vary in features. The most inexpensive models cost about $100, while the most expensive can cost $2,000 or more. Choosing the right saw depends on what you expect to get out […]

by January 3, 2013 Features
Dragon Challenge Entries

Dragon Challenge Entries

Readers approach pattern with cleverness and creativity In the Fall 2012 issue of the Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts (Issue 48), we printed a pattern of intertwined dragons and asked our readers to show us what they could do with it. Eleven readers submitted designs. We published our four favorite entries […]

by January 2, 2013 Features
Best Project Design Contest 2013

Best Project Design Contest 2013

Get your entries in before the March 1, 2013 deadline!!! Do you have a great new scroll saw project you’d like to share with the world? We invite you to enter your original designs in the 2013 Best Project Design Contest. You’ll compete for prizes, recognition, and the chance to […]

by December 27, 2012 Features
Engineering a Marble Machine

Engineering a Marble Machine

Richard Browne’s marble machine is a mesmerizing artwork and an example of engineering at its best As he tells the story, Richard Browne has been an engineer in training since he was a child. “At age five I learned about electricity–by sticking jacks in the outlet,” said Richard with a […]

by October 25, 2012 Features