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Cutting Fretwork Crosses

Cutting Fretwork Crosses

Bonus patterns associated with the Cutting Fretwork Crosses article in Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2014 (Issue 54) In the Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2014 (Issue 54), Jay Hammerle shared patterns for his fretwork crosses, but not all of the patterns fit into the magazine, so we […]

by January 8, 2014 Patterns, Spring
Ornate Fretwork Cross

Ornate Fretwork Cross

Elaborate cross looks nice cut from thick hardwood. In the Holiday 2013 Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts (Issue 53), Bobby Riggs shared the pattern for one elaborate fretwork cross. Scroll down to download a bonus fretwork cross pattern. Big Book of Christmas Ornaments and Decorations | Christmas Ornaments for Woodworking […]

by September 26, 2013 Patterns, Spring
Making a Tropical Fish Box: Making the Stacked-Ring Box

Making a Tropical Fish Box: Making the Stacked-Ring Box

Mosaic lid embellishes a standard stacked-ring hardwood box In Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Summer 2013 (Issue 51), L. Kim Braa demonstrated how to create a mosaic-type lid for a scroll saw box. We’ve included detailed instructions below to create the stacked-ring box. SSW51 | Creative Wooden Boxes | Fresh Designs […]

by April 8, 2013 How To, Projects
Freestanding Dragonfly Puzzle

Freestanding Dragonfly Puzzle

Easy-cut puzzles will remind you of summer all year long In Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Summer 2013 (Issue 51), Judy and Dave Peterson offered their wasp and grasshopper puzzle patterns. Download a bonus dragonfly puzzle below. Woodimals | Making Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles | Zodiac Puzzles for Scroll Saw Woodworking   […]

by April 8, 2013 Patterns, Spring, Summer
Outdoor Occasional Table

Outdoor Occasional Table

Use angled cuts to create an interesting table for your deck In the Backyard DIY Projects special issue (available here), our editors put together a host of outdoor projects. Unfortunately, we ran out of space, so we decided to include the article on making this flashy and functional table as […]

by March 11, 2013 How To, Projects
Creating Farm Toys Color Painting Reference

Creating Farm Toys Color Painting Reference

Use inexpensive wood and paint the farm tools for a different look In Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Summer 2012 (Issue 47), Alvin Bulgrien shared patterns for his toy farm implements. The pieces in the magazine were made from hard woods and given a natural finish. You can also make […]

by March 22, 2012 How To, Projects
Making a Giving Garden

Making a Giving Garden

Everyone wins when you cut and donate these simple flowers In Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2012 (Issue 46) Tom Kantos introduces readers to the simple projects he cuts and donates to schools and groups. Scroll down for basic instructions and the pattern to make your own giving garden. […]

by December 9, 2011 Patterns, Spring
Celtic Anniversary Claddagh

Celtic Anniversary Claddagh

Add another chapter to your anniversary memories. Pattern designed by Chuck Bookbinder St. Patrick’s Day is coming, and here’s a project that can turn the day into a romantic one for you and your significant other. Present him or her a token of your affection: a wooden wedding anniversary plaque […]

by September 10, 2009 Patterns, Spring
Rotating Christmas Pyramid *correction

Rotating Christmas Pyramid *correction

Create Holiday memories with this instant heirloom that combines delicate fretwork and old world charm The dimensions on three parts of the Christmas Pyramid Fan article are incorrect. The Lower Ceiling platform should be 3 5/16″ x 5¾”. This will mean that you need to re-center your hole for the […]

by August 31, 2009 News, Projects
Off-road Racing Jeep

Off-road Racing Jeep

Use this clever design in a scout’s Pinewood Derby® or as a working wooden car By Troy Thorne While designing diff erent cars for my son’s Pinewood Derby scouting event, I came up with the idea of a Jeep that meets the offi cial rules for the derby. If you […]

by August 26, 2009 How To, Patterns, Projects