Patterns

Geometric Sunburst Fretwork

Geometric Sunburst Fretwork

Some readers wrote in regarding the order of the pattern layers in Charles Hand’s “Geometric Sunburst Fretwork” project on page 38 of our summer issue. We apologize for any confusion. To clarify the numbering system, we have made the individual patterns, as well as detailed illustrations, available here. Happy scrolling! […]

by July 6, 2020 Patterns, Summer, Uncategorized
Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2020 (Issue #78)

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2020 (Issue #78)

The Spring 2019 issue of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts includes a variety of projects, patterns, and features, as well as interesting techniques.  This issue is a part of the regular magazine subscription. It is also available from your favorite retailer or from Fox Chapel Publishing, foxchapelpublishing.com, 1-800-457-9112. In This Issue  Scroll down for a […]

Compound-Cut Ornaments

Compound-Cut Ornaments

Combine fretwork snowflakes with wooden bulbs to make elegant ornaments By Sue Mey Cut by Leldon Maxcy Compound-cut ornaments look great but are quick and easy to make. In fact, you can complete each one with just a few cuts. The snowflake accents are equally easy to cut. You could […]

by December 9, 2019 eNews: Short Cuts, Winter Scrolling
Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Winter 2019 (Issue #77)

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Winter 2019 (Issue #77)

The Winter 2019 issue of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts includes a variety of projects, patterns, and features, as well as interesting techniques.  This issue is a part of the regular magazine subscription. It is also available from your favorite retailer or from Fox Chapel Publishing, foxchapelpublishing.com, 1-800-457-9112. In This Issue  Scroll down for a […]

by September 4, 2019 Current Issue, Winter Scrolling
Make Your Own Sword Holder

Make Your Own Sword Holder

Forget training your winged beast—why not scroll one? By Sue Mey Design by Rolf Beuttenmuller The full article originally appeared in Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Issue #75, Summer 2019. Click HERE to purchase the most recent issue.    Layered pieces make impressive wall hangings, but when it comes to displaying […]

by April 1, 2019 Patterns
Cake Toppers

Cake Toppers

Deck out a sweet surprise with an even sweeter homemade message By Kaylee Schofield Designed by Jon Deck Check out the full article in Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Issue #74.  Every victory, big or small, is an excuse for cake—and a birthday is a big victory, no matter how you […]

by December 20, 2018 Patterns, Spring Scrolling
Painting a Chinese Dragon Puzzle

Painting a Chinese Dragon Puzzle

Bring luck to your scroll saw with this take on a Chinese New Year classic By John A. Nelson   Get the pattern and check out the full article in Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Issue #74.  The dragon is a favorite of Tolkien-lovers, Game of Thrones fans, and students […]

by December 19, 2018 Spring Scrolling, Techniques for Beginners
Prancing Reindeer Intarsia

Prancing Reindeer Intarsia

This flying marvel will have no trouble getting up onto the rooftop By Judy Gale Roberts Flying reindeer are as essential to the holidays as Santa himself; songs, classic cartoons, and even poems pay homage to these sprightly creatures. This intarsia design, caught at the moment of takeoff, is my […]

by September 5, 2018 Projects, Uncategorized, Winter Scrolling
The Pitch

The Pitch

Capture the feeling of Opening Day with this classic fretwork baseball scene By Jacob and Wayne Fowler   While baseball season is in full swing, this fretwork design captures that moment where the pitcher winds up, the batter focuses on the ball, and the catcher waits for the ball to […]

by May 23, 2018 Patterns, Spring Scrolling
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