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Spring Gathering Intarsia

Spring Gathering Intarsia

We were so excited about how many patterns we squeezed into the Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2017 (Issue 66) that we missed the fact that we reduced the pattern for Janette Square’s Spring Gathering intarsia project (designed by Bruce Worthington). If you want to make the project the […]

by January 17, 2017 News, Patterns
Open House News

Open House News

Although we have very much enjoyed hosting our Open House and Woodworking Show for the past three years, we have decided to cancel the show. Our guests, artists, and vendors loved the event, but it is expensive and time consuming to host a show of that quality and, unfortunately, we […]

by August 26, 2016 News, Open House
Website Down on Tuesday, July 26

Website Down on Tuesday, July 26

Our website will be down for maintenance on Tuesday, July 26. We hope to have it back up and running the same day. Thanks for your patience!

by July 22, 2016 News
Club News

Club News

New Leaders for SAW The Scrollsaw Association of the World (SAW) was founded in 1997 as a way for scrollers to connect with each other, share knowledge, and organize events. The group has hosted picnics and conferences, published a newsletter and a director of members, and created a system of […]

by July 15, 2016 News
Book Corner: Two New Scrolling Books

Book Corner: Two New Scrolling Books

Book Corner Fox Chapel Publishing has several dozen books in the works at any given moment—books for coloring, crafts, home improvement, travel, and more. In the woodworking department, we have about 20 projects “cooking” right now. Some of them are at the printer, while others are ideas we’ve accepted and […]

by July 14, 2016 News
Why Scrollers Need an 18-gauge Stapler

Why Scrollers Need an 18-gauge Stapler

If you have an air compressor, inexpensive brad nailers and 18-gauge staplers are readily available; in many cases one tool can use brads or staples. But these require you to have a compressor and tie you to an air line. I’ve switched over to cordless tools for their convenience. These […]

by July 12, 2016 News
Correction: Rothman basket in Issue 63

Correction: Rothman basket in Issue 63

There was an error in the Materials list for Carole Rothman’s basket, featured in SSW Spring/Summer 2016 (Issue 63, page 22). The blank for the 5/8″ (16mm)-thick maple base should be 5-1/2″ (140mm) square, not 4″ (102mm) square. If you prefer not to buy and cut a new piece of […]

by April 7, 2016 News
Book Corner: Scroll Saw Military Designs

Book Corner: Scroll Saw Military Designs

By Carly Glasmyre Haas When Scroll Saw Military Designs came out in 2000, there was nothing like it on the market. Fox Chapel Publishing received a lot of requests to reprint this book, and Mindy Kinsey, Bob Duncan, and I took on the challenge! We began by changing the title […]

by February 5, 2016 News
Show Report: Artistry in Wood

Show Report: Artistry in Wood

The largest carving show in America, Artistry in Wood attracts more than 5,000 shoppers and 200 exhibitors to Dayton, Ohio, every November. The show is sponsored by the Dayton Carvers Guild. Although the focus of the show is carving, scrollers are increasingly well represented. The Dayton Carvers welcome scrollers, turners, […]

by December 23, 2015 News
Book Corner: Dinosaur Puzzles for the Scroll Saw

Book Corner: Dinosaur Puzzles for the Scroll Saw

  By Carly Glasmyre Haas When Fox Chapel Publishing decided to reprint Judy and Dave Peterson’s Dinosaur Puzzles for the Scroll Saw, Mindy Kinsey and I thought the update meant adding patterns. However, as we started digging into the book, we found that we could alter the dinosaur puzzle patterns […]

by December 23, 2015 News