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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
Nativity Scene Puzzle Set

Nativity Scene Puzzle Set

A Different Take on a Classic Scene The Nativity is an enduring symbol of the Christmas season. My Nativity scene is unique, as each figure is a small puzzle. It makes a wonderful addition to your holiday season décor, and you might just want to find a special place in […]

by September 15, 2009 Patterns
Alphabet Train Pull Toy

Alphabet Train Pull Toy

Delight Your Child or Grandchild on Christmas Day Pattern designed by John A. Nelson Walking through a mall around Christmastime can be jarring to the senses. Store windows are ablaze in flashing lights. Beeping and binging fill the air as electronic boutiques tout their latest video games. Kids tug at […]

by September 14, 2009 Patterns
Hanging Macaw Puzzle

Hanging Macaw Puzzle

From the Amazon Jungles to Your Home When my wife, Joyce, and I traveled to Africa, there were birds everywhere. We thought for sure when we went to Peru that we would see lots of birds, too. As it turns out, that wasn’t the case. The ones we had the […]

by September 14, 2009 Patterns
RV Key Holder

RV Key Holder

This particular project provides a solution to a very common problem: keeping track of keys. More and more people are taking to the highways and byways in all manners of recreational vehicles. You might have one yourself or you probably know someone with an RV. It’s no surprise, then, that […]

by September 14, 2009 Patterns
Carol To The King

Carol To The King

A Wild Country Christmas Wreath Capture the simple, calm feeling of the Western outdoors with this country Christmas wreath. Its natural earth tones set it apart from the glut of red and green decorations sure to flood craft booths and mall shelves this holiday season. Wildlife lovers, too, will be […]

by September 14, 2009 Patterns, Winter Scrolling
German Bell Plaque

German Bell Plaque

Make an Ornament in a Morning Add a little German crafts-manship to your holiday traditions with this ornament from Volker Arnold. Volker is a marvelous German artist who has developed a wide range of ornament patterns and 3D scenes for scrollers. I’ve chosen a pattern from Volker’s Church Bells pattern […]

by September 10, 2009 Patterns, Winter Scrolling
Making Wooden Dreidels

Making Wooden Dreidels

Two simple designs for traditional Hanukkah fun Dreidels have entertained people for centuries. Typically played during the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah, the Dreidel game is fun for everyone, regardless of age or religion. 
    Each side of the four-sided top is labeled with a different Hebrew letter: Nun, Gimmel, Hey, […]

by September 10, 2009 Patterns