Techniques for Beginners

Gluing Wood Together

Gluing Wood Together

Choose the right glue for your wood and joint by Bob Duncan   Two factors contribute to the success and longevity of a glue joint: the gluing process and the type of glue. To explore the types of glue used in woodworking, read on.  The Gluing Process Flat Surfaces and […]

Cutting Sharp Corners

Cutting Sharp Corners

Practice this basic technique to produce crisp, sharp corners by Dave Van Ess Step-by-Step Photos by Ben Fink and Scott Kriner   Cutting tight corners is an acquired skill and it intimidates many new scrollers. Some scrollers turn in the waste area or approach the corner from multiple directions. However, […]

Scroll Saw Basics

Scroll Saw Basics

Start every scrolling project with these simple steps. Plus! Troubleshoot common problems   Squaring the Table Most scroll saws have an adjustable table that allows you to make cuts at different angles. There are times when you want the saw set at an angle, but most cutting is done with […]