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3-D Snowflake Ornaments

3-D Snowflake Ornaments

Unique slotted design is easily stack cut for quick production Ornaments are one of the most popular projects for scrollers. These three-dimensional snowflakes can be stack-cut to speed up production, and provide an interesting alternative to the traditional flat ornaments. One word of caution about these patterns; the slots are […]

by August 28, 2009 Patterns
Historic Window Tracery Designs

Historic Window Tracery Designs

Versatile Gothic Designs showcase your fretwork skills These intricate designs have survived the test of time. Displayed in Gothic cathedrals all over Europe, they are as popular now as when they were first introduced in the 1100s. The flowing geometric patterns make beautiful ornaments and have a variety of other […]

by August 27, 2009 Patterns
Hawk G4 Scroll Saw

Hawk G4 Scroll Saw

The Hawk G4 combines size, power, and a choice of blade-feeding methods. With a 26″-deep throat, the G4 is one of the largest scroll saws available. The size allows you to cut large projects that would require the use of spiral blades on smaller models. The American-made saw can cut […]

by August 27, 2009 Product Reviews
Cut Down to Size

Cut Down to Size

Simple techniques to mill thin wood for scroll sawing Resawing is the process of cutting a board through its width, making it into two or more thinner boards. Resawing thick wood into a number of thin slices is a great way to get the most out of rare wood. The […]

by August 26, 2009 Techniques
Pocket-size Tangram Puzzle

Pocket-size Tangram Puzzle

Clever puzzle-in-a-box provides a portable distraction By Carl Hird-Rutter Tangram puzzles, which the Chinese also call the Seven Boards of Cunning, can create an amazing number of designs using just seven tiles. This project includes two sets of tiles; you can play alone, creating even more intricate designs or play […]

by August 26, 2009 Patterns
Off-road Racing Jeep

Off-road Racing Jeep

Use this clever design in a scout’s Pinewood Derby® or as a working wooden car By Troy Thorne While designing diff erent cars for my son’s Pinewood Derby scouting event, I came up with the idea of a Jeep that meets the offi cial rules for the derby. If you […]

by August 26, 2009 How To, Patterns, Projects
Box of Elves

Box of Elves

Festive linking elves have their own handy storage box By Carl Hird-Rutter Decorative painting by Donna Lloyd What’s more fun than a barrel of monkeys? A box of elves, of course! Put a fun holiday spin on the classic Barrel of Monkeys game with this Christmas version. The object of […]

by August 25, 2009 Patterns, Winter Scrolling
Osage Orange

Osage Orange

Bright yellow hardwood is excellent for scroll sawing Osage orange is readily recognized by its distinct yellow color. Unfortunately, the vibrant color usually turns a light brown when the wood is exposed to oxygen and sunlight. You can take steps to preserve or at least prolong the vivid yellow color, […]

by August 25, 2009 Product Reviews
Excalibur EX-30 Scroll Saw

Excalibur EX-30 Scroll Saw

The Excalibur EX-30 is one of the largest saws on the market. The generous 30″ throat means you can cut projects up to 30″ long without using spiral blades. The EX-30 is also capable of cutting wood up to 2″ thick. The Excalibur EX-30 is one of the largest saws […]

by August 25, 2009 Product Reviews, Scroll Saw Reviews
Festive Silhouettes Illuminate Your Home

Festive Silhouettes Illuminate Your Home

Colored acrylic lends a soft glow to simple fretwork designs By Paul Meisel Menorah and Star of David designs cut by Ben Fink Brighten up the holidays with these colorful votive holders. Dancing candlelight shines through the transparent colored acrylic to illuminate the fretwork design. Patterns are provided for both […]

by August 24, 2009 Patterns