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Nostalgic Mini Toy Ornaments

Nostalgic Mini Toy Ornaments

Charming decorations double as small toys By Howard Clements I have been designing an annual ornament for my grandchildren for more than 20 years. They are a great way to use up scrap wood and dowels. You can create them assembly-line style and fill a tree—or make a lot of […]

by November 10, 2017 Patterns, Winter Scrolling
Dove Ornaments

Dove Ornaments

Sentiments of peace and awareness give special meaning to these ornaments By Tom Zieg A personalized ornament makes a welcome gift. But a personalized ornament that benefits cancer awareness ise even more welcome. These ornaments are easy to personalize and offer endless alternative when it comes to supporting cancer awareness. […]

by November 10, 2017 Patterns, Winter Scrolling
Ribbon Ornaments

Ribbon Ornaments

Stack cut these timeless designs for instant cheer By Lora S. Irish These simple designs add elegance to classic sentiments of the season. By adding a ribbon, they can be used for a variety of holiday gifts. In addition to scrolling the designs as classic ornaments, a few minor alterations […]

by November 10, 2017 Patterns, Winter Scrolling
12 Days of Christmas Ornaments

12 Days of Christmas Ornaments

Easy to stack cut, these ornaments help spread holiday cheer By Sue Mey Most people would agree that the holiday season doesn’t last long enough. By scrolling these ornaments and giving them out over a 12-day period to friends and family, you can hold onto the good tidings for a […]

by November 10, 2017 Patterns, Winter Scrolling
Jointed Pirate Ornament

Jointed Pirate Ornament

Wire joints let these ornaments dance and play By Ruth Chopp   Why do ornaments have to just hang on the tree? I prefer ornaments, like this pirate and his angel friend, that move. Wire joints and a pull cord make this easy.   Making the Pirate Step 1: Transfer […]

by September 6, 2017 Patterns, Projects, Winter Scrolling
Sleigh Centerpiece

Sleigh Centerpiece

Simple parts and construction allow you to put this sled together in an afternoon By Sue Mey Cut by Leldon Maxcy   Dress your holiday table up with this simple but attractive sled. The shapes are easy to cut, and you can stack-cut the runners. (For more on stack cutting, […]

by September 6, 2017 Patterns, Projects
Jointed Angel Ornament

Jointed Angel Ornament

Wire joints let this ornament dance and play By Ruth Chopp   Why do ornaments have to just hang on the tree? I prefer ornaments, like this angel and her pirate friend, that can move. Wire joints add motion, and the easy beaded decoration is sure to catch the light. […]

Autumn Leaves Coasters

Autumn Leaves Coasters

Layered inlay coasters made with angled cuts  By Gary MacKay   The beauty of these attractive inlay coasters is that each one requires only three cuts. You can create an entire set in an afternoon. They make great gifts or craft show items. Living near the woods, I have raked […]

by August 30, 2017 Patterns, Projects
Holiday Ornaments and Gifts

Holiday Ornaments and Gifts

Wooden ornaments and gifts are a welcome treat each holiday season. Here are a few to give you a head start on your gift list. Ornaments   Handmade Mistletoe   Spiral Ornament Patterns   Reindeer Ornaments   3-D Snowflake Ornament   Historic Tracery Designs   Holiday Head Start Patterns   […]

by August 22, 2017 Projects, Winter Scrolling
Holiday Toy Ideas

Holiday Toy Ideas

    Whether you’re getting a head start on your holiday gifts, or looking for a last minute present, scroll down for a variety of Christmas and holiday gifts you can make with a scroll saw.           Making Wooden Dreidels   Star of David Puzzle   […]

by August 22, 2017 Projects, Winter Scrolling