Patterns

Ghost Goodie Holders

Ghost Goodie Holders

Quick & easy pedestals add a spooky touch to any treat By Paul Meisel Display candy, cookies, a bowl of Halloween treats, or even a candle on one of these friendly ghost pedestals. Both projects are similar in construction and assembly.   Getting Started The bat, hand, and base are […]

by August 1, 2017 Halloween, Patterns
Filigree Fretwork Pumpkins

Filigree Fretwork Pumpkins

Size these swirling designs to make ornaments, plaques, window hangings, trivets, and more!  By Keith Fenton These challenging filigree ornaments make great decorations for this Halloween season. If you don’t feel confident cutting them ornament-size, enlarge the patterns as desired to make window hangings or wall plaques.   Making the […]

by August 1, 2017 Halloween, Patterns
Skeleton Coffin Box

Skeleton Coffin Box

Fill this creepy coffin with treats for a one-of-a-kind Halloween gift By Sue Mey Open this creepy candy box if you dare, because taking the last piece of candy exposes a sinister surprise! Make this decorative box as large or as small as you like. If you decide to make it deeper, use […]

by August 1, 2017 Halloween, Patterns
Sunset Segmentation

Sunset Segmentation

Use inexpensive wood and a little paint to create a scenic landscape By Frank Droege Because the pieces easily fit back together, this project is a breeze to cut and paint. You can complete the landscape scene in an afternoon. Cutting the Scene Cut the wood blank and backing board to […]

by June 2, 2017 Patterns
Minimalist Plant Hanger

Minimalist Plant Hanger

Make an attractive and functional plant hanger with just eight cuts By Sue Mey Decorating can’t get any simpler than this classic plant holder. Make one or several to dress up your outdoor spaces. Making the Plant Hanger Attach the patterns to the two wood blanks. Drill the indicated holes […]

by June 2, 2017 Patterns
“Looking Back” Deer Portrait

“Looking Back” Deer Portrait

Touching portrait of a doe and fawn captured in wood By Charlie Dearing As soon as I saw the photo this pattern is based on, I knew I had to recreate it in wood. It’s an iconic image of mother and child that transcends species. Projects cut from thin plywood, […]

by June 2, 2017 Patterns
Building a Playhouse

Building a Playhouse

Notched boards fit together like giant Lincoln Logs By Dave Van Ess Playhouses are a hassle to move and are often resigned to sit in one place for years. This portable playhouse can be reassembled with ease and can travel to wherever a child’s imagination takes it. You just cut notches […]

by May 30, 2017 Patterns
Friendship Quilt Picture Frame

Friendship Quilt Picture Frame

Get those photos off your phone and share them with a friend in this sweet frame By Brenda Herthel Make a fun gift for a friend or special keepsake for yourself. This fretwork frame has a cozy message and spaces for 10 photos, accented with splashes of your school, team, […]

by March 7, 2017 Patterns, Projects
Good Luck Fretwork

Good Luck Fretwork

Scroll this symbolic design as a plaque or box top By Joe Preston This project was inspired by a Victorian document box my son picked up at a store. (That’s the original in the photo.) I really liked the horseshoe and clover “good luck” design, so I recreated it as a […]

by March 7, 2017 Patterns, Projects
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