Creating Colorful Butterfly Magnets

Creating Colorful Butterfly Magnets

Transform hardwood scraps into snappy spring decorations By Gene Starkey Like most scroll sawyers, I have accumulated a variety of small pieces of colorful hardwoods. These patterns allow wood scraps to undergo a metamorphosis, like a caterpillar, and transform into beautiful butterflies. I’ve created patterns for basic wing pieces that […]

by March 7, 2018 How To, Patterns, Projects, Spring
Leprechaun Puzzle

Leprechaun Puzzle

Make a puzzle or pendant with this St. Patrick’s Day pattern By Tony and June Burns Share the luck o’ the Irish by making a leprechaun! Intended as a three-piece puzzle, the pattern is a snap to cut and paint. You could also skip the interior cuts and paint the […]

by March 7, 2017 Projects, Spring
Duck Wall Hanger

Duck Wall Hanger

Instant color lets you finish this project in no time By John A. Nelson Having trouble getting all your ducks in a row? This is a chance for you to fix that! Here is a cute wall rack that will add character to any child’s bedroom. We did all the […]

by December 27, 2016 Patterns, Spring
Fretwork Easter Ornaments

Fretwork Easter Ornaments

By Tom Sevy Design by Volker Arnold This set of interchangeable Easter ornaments will be a great addition to your spring decorating—and since they can be stack cut, they make ideal sale or gift items. They aren’t difficult to make, but they do require some careful and intricate scrolling. There […]

by March 23, 2016 How To, Patterns, Projects, Spring

Layered Garden Bunnies

By Paul Meisel These delightful bunnies are easy to create and make great gifts or sale items. They are easy to make for several reasons. First, the shapes do not require precision cutting and, therefore, are very forgiving should you go outside the cut lines. Second, there are no inside cuts. […]

by March 18, 2016 How To, Patterns, Projects, Spring
Easter Bunny Intarsia

Easter Bunny Intarsia

By Kathy Wise This versatile design can be made a number of different ways. First choose whether your bunny will be a solid color or have spots. Then decide if you will display the bunny on its own, add the simple base or include the Easter egg design. The project […]

by March 18, 2016 How To, Patterns, Projects, Spring
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New Beginnings Intarsia or Fretwork Cross

By Carol and Homer Bishop We designed this project to represent our faith and as a way to celebrate the birth and renewal of spring. Created with traditional intarsia techniques, which use only natural wood colors, the design lacked the impact we originally envisioned. We tried several different methods to […]

by March 10, 2016 How To, Patterns, Projects, Spring
Celtic Knotwork Trivet

Celtic Knotwork Trivet

By Sam Willcox The Celtic Knotwork Trivet is a fun project that uses two forms of stack cutting to create a decorative or functional art piece. These fundamental techniques work together to make a very attractive project, but more importantly, the techniques can be used in many other projects. In […]

by March 1, 2016 How To, Patterns, Projects, Spring

Textured and Overlaid Celtic Cross

By Patrick Spielman Though it looks like a very complex project, this Celtic cross is surprisingly easy to make. It incorporates some overlay work, a special spray finish, and a little bit of woodburning. The project is so enjoyable that I recommend making at least two crosses at the same […]

by March 1, 2016 How To, Patterns, Projects, Spring
Fairy Fretwork Pattern

Fairy Fretwork Pattern

Scroll this bonus fretwork fairy pattern In Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Summer 2014 (Issue 55), Charlie Dearing offered an intricate pattern of a lynx. Here is an equally intricate bonus Fairy fretwork pattern also by Charlie.The pattern is derived from an original drawing by Anne Stokes, www.annestokes.com. Big Book of […]

by April 14, 2014 Patterns, Spring