Patterns

Making Fretwork Doll Furniture

Making Fretwork Doll Furniture

Beautiful handmade furniture can be built for any size doll In the Summer 2011 issue of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts (SSW43), Kirk Ratajesak offers patterns for fretwork wooden doll furniture. Rolf Beuttenmuller cut the chair and quilt rack from cherry and the table from oak. Every little girl loves […]

by April 11, 2011 Patterns
Pineapple Welcome Sign

Pineapple Welcome Sign

Greet guests with a traditional symbol of hospitality In the Summer 2011 issue of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts (SSW43), Gloria Cosgrove offers a pattern for a pineapple welcome sign. A time-honored symbol of hospitality, this pineapple includes charming flowers and butterflies with its welcoming message. Dale Helgerson cut the […]

by March 18, 2011 Patterns
Saltine Cracker Box Bird House Pattern

Saltine Cracker Box Bird House Pattern

Patterns to follow a step-by-step article On the Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Message Board, Lora S. Irish has posted a tutorial on how to create a birdhouse around a saltine cracker bix. The idea behind this design is to create an easy to make side hole bird house out […]

by March 17, 2011 Patterns
Cutting a Whimsical Heart Puzzle

Cutting a Whimsical Heart Puzzle

Fun design makes a great Valentine’s Day gift This simple project is easy to cut and makes a thoughtful gift. The idea originated when Rosalie suggested we make wooden hearts as Valentine’s Day gifts for our couples’ Bible study group. While hearts are an iconic symbol of the holiday, this […]

by January 4, 2011 Patterns
Making Festive Earrings

Making Festive Earrings

Embellish wooden designs with beads for fun and fashionable gifts My wife, Jenny, is always looking for unique earrings and loves to collect beads. Earrings are a great way to combine my love of woodworking with her love of beads. These designs focus on Christmas and Hanukkah designs. However, just […]

by October 4, 2010 Patterns
Simply Elegant Business Card Holders

Simply Elegant Business Card Holders

Functional and decorative designs make great gifts These attractive business card holders make thoughtful gifts for the professionals on your Christmas list. The travel-friendly collapsible design is perfect for displaying your business cards at craft shows. The business card holders easily accommodate 70 2″ by 3″ (50mm by 75mm) business […]

by September 30, 2010 Patterns

Free Jigsaw Puzzle Patterns

In his book Making Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles – Creating Heirlooms from Photos & Other Favorite Images, author Charlie Ross adds a new twist to puzzle making and puzzle solving. He shares tricks and tips that will help both beginning and experienced scroll saw woodworkers make personalized and challenging puzzles from photos […]

by September 20, 2010 Patterns
Synergy Woods

Synergy Woods

Young entrepreneur launches business built around the scroll saw Nineteen-year-old Sage Aronson is majoring in neuroscience at Oberlin College in Ohio. Sage is also a seasoned entrepreneur who won a top business award while still in high school. Before graduation, Sage landed a contract with L.L. Bean and offered meaningful […]

by July 10, 2010 Patterns
Got Cheese

Got Cheese

Basic design featuring a pair of mice is ideal for beginners This fun little project is a great way to build your intarsia skills. The cheese is simply rounded over, allowing you to concentrate on shaping the mice. The tails are added as overlays and rest on top of the […]

by December 22, 2009 Patterns
Freestanding Fretwork Clock

Freestanding Fretwork Clock

Beautiful fretwork design showcases your cutting skills Cut by Ben Fink This elegant fretwork clock makes a great decoration for a shelf or mantel. The fretwork is easy to stack cut and the project makes a beautiful Mother’s Day or Easter gift. Start by drilling the blade-entry holes for the […]

by December 22, 2009 Patterns