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Full Moon Nightlight

Full Moon Nightlight

Enjoy the harvest moon year ’round By Deb Nicholson  This nightlight, which combines basic woodworking with fretwork accents, makes a nice accent piece for the evening. The frosted spray and black paint on the acrylic plastic diffuse the light and give the full moon a subtle glow. If you would […]

by September 17, 2018 Uncategorized
Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts Winter 2018 (Issue 73)

Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts Winter 2018 (Issue 73)

The Winter 2018 issue of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts features 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, www.foxchapelpublishing.com, 1-800-457-9112.       In This Issue Scroll down […]

by September 5, 2018 Current Issue, Uncategorized
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
Halloween Plaques

Halloween Plaques

“Haunt” your house with these self-framing silhouettes By Sheila Landry  As fall approaches, I’m always looking for new ways to bring a bit of spooky fun into the house. These wonderful silhouette designs are a perfect accent to your holiday decor. The center of the piece slides back, and the […]

by June 27, 2018 Uncategorized
Spotlight: Martin Tomsky

Spotlight: Martin Tomsky

Let this artist transport you into Game of Thrones or the London underworld with just a few layers of plywood By Mindy Kinsey  Martin Tomsky is what you might call an extreme wood artist. Born in South London, he started drawing as a child, eventually graduating from Camberwell College of […]

by June 27, 2018 Uncategorized
Product Review: The Best Beginner Saw

Product Review: The Best Beginner Saw

We broke blades, burned wood, and said a few bad words. But we still think this scroll saw is the best on the market in the under $200 category By Jon Deck, Bob Duncan, Mindy Kinsey, and Kaylee Schofield Widely available, reasonably priced, and tricked out with a stand and […]

Intarsia Artists Extraordinaire

Intarsia Artists Extraordinaire

Andy WoodSmith and Christopher James Boux are members of a small collective of wood artisans from British Columbia, Canada, known as The Wood Vibe Tribe. Their goal is to take intarsia to a bold new level. By Kathleen Ryan Meet The Wood Vibe Tribe The Wood Vibe Tribe is a […]

by March 28, 2018 Features, Uncategorized
Scroll-Friendly Monogram Patterns

Scroll-Friendly Monogram Patterns

This scroll-friendly alphabet is perfect for your next weekend project!   Stick them on boxes and picture frames to liven up home decor. Use them to personalize a child’s bedroom sign or make magnets for the fridge. Heck, even sand one down and wear it as a pendant around your […]

by March 28, 2018 Uncategorized
Creating a Fish-Shaped Puzzle Box

Creating a Fish-Shaped Puzzle Box

Use stains to create a box inspired by a colorful tropical fish By Bill Miller   It takes a piece of wood smaller than a brick and a little time to make a different and beautiful fish puzzle box. For me, the whole thing started because I had something small […]

by March 2, 2018 Uncategorized

Woodcarving shop fire ignited by spontaneous combustion

Our thoughts are definitely with the owners of Andy Lakes Woodworks in Glyndon, Minn., after three log sheds and a shop building burned down Saturday (May 6, 2017). Officials say the fire started when finishing chemicals spontaneously combusted. For more information, visit http://kfgo.com/news/articles/2017/may/07/fire-destroys-glyndon-woodcarving-business/. This is really a wakeup call for carvers. […]

by May 10, 2017 News, Uncategorized