Features

It's Playtime

It's Playtime

Vintage toys taught children to work and play   For almost as long as there have been people, there have been toys. The earliest examples date back thousands of years. Toys were found in Tutankhamun’s tomb, and yo-yos are clearly visible on illustrations dotting ancient Greek pottery. “I’m sure cave […]

by September 5, 2012 Features
The Art of Steampunk

The Art of Steampunk

Modern technology with a Victorian mind-set Geahk Burchill was interested in steampunk before he knew the word for it. “If you just go back to those things created by H.G. Wells and Jules Verne, some type of technology that we know today existing in a Victorian/Edwardian setting,” says the Oregon-based […]

by August 16, 2012 Features
Dragon Design Challenge

Dragon Design Challenge

Transform these fierce dragons into a functional design Dragons are symbols of mystery and mayhem, and these two have brought a little of both to the Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts editorial office. When Lora S. Irish sent this pattern to us, we fell in love with the design. But, […]

by June 21, 2012 Features, Patterns
Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts 2011 Best Project Design Contest: General Scroll Saw Category

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts 2011 Best Project Design Contest: General Scroll Saw Category

The People’s Choice Winner, the Editor’s Choice Winner, and other entries in the General Category               People’s Choice Cana Island Lighthouse by Donna Baltz, Waukesha, Wis. Donna Baltz was originally planning to make a one-dimensional fretwork version of her photo of Cana Island Lighthouse […]

by July 5, 2011 Features
Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts 2011 Best Project Design Contest: General Scroll Saw Category

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts 2011 Best Project Design Contest: General Scroll Saw Category

The People’s Choice Winner, the Editor’s Choice Winner, and other entries in the General Category               People’s Choice Cana Island Lighthouse by Donna Baltz, Waukesha, Wis. Donna Baltz was originally planning to make a one-dimensional fretwork version of her photo of Cana Island Lighthouse […]

by July 5, 2011 Features
Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts 2011 Best Project Design Contest: Intarsia and Segmentation

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts 2011 Best Project Design Contest: Intarsia and Segmentation

The People’s Choice and Editor’s Choice winners and a gallery of all of the entries in the intarsia and segmentation category.           People’s Choice Seahawk by Randy Anderson, Peoria, Ariz. Randy Anderson wanted his sculpture to soar. “Each feather is hand-shaped for its particular position in […]

by July 5, 2011 Features
Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts 2011 Best Project Design Contest: Intarsia and Segmentation

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts 2011 Best Project Design Contest: Intarsia and Segmentation

The People’s Choice and Editor’s Choice winners and a gallery of all of the entries in the intarsia and segmentation category.           People’s Choice Seahawk by Randy Anderson, Peoria, Ariz. Randy Anderson wanted his sculpture to soar. “Each feather is hand-shaped for its particular position in […]

by July 5, 2011 Features
Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts 2011 Best Project Design Contest: Traditional Fretwork

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts 2011 Best Project Design Contest: Traditional Fretwork

The People’s Choice and Editor’s Choice winners along with all of the entries in the Traditional Fretwork category           Solid Celtic Cross by Ron Tremback, Killaloe, Ont. Ron Tremback and his wife, Patti Robertson, learned to make Celtic patterns to honor Patti’s Scottish ancestry. Patti worked […]

by July 5, 2011 Features
Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts 2011 Best Project Design Contest: Traditional Fretwork

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts 2011 Best Project Design Contest: Traditional Fretwork

The People’s Choice and Editor’s Choice winners along with all of the entries in the Traditional Fretwork category           Solid Celtic Cross by Ron Tremback, Killaloe, Ont. Ron Tremback and his wife, Patti Robertson, learned to make Celtic patterns to honor Patti’s Scottish ancestry. Patti worked […]

by July 5, 2011 Features
Scroll Saw Woodworking Crafts 2011 Best Project Design Contest: Fretwork Portrait

Scroll Saw Woodworking Crafts 2011 Best Project Design Contest: Fretwork Portrait

The People’s Choice and Editor’s Choice winners and a gallery of all of the entries in the fretwork portrait category               Simply Wood | Wildlife Projects | Natural Wooden Toys | Woodburning with Style People’s Choice Rust-O-Ration by Kerry Hallam, Sumter, S.C. “I came […]

by July 5, 2011 Features