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The Votes are in for the Fourth SSWC People’s Choice Contest 2016

The Votes are in for the Fourth SSWC People’s Choice Contest 2016

Congratulations to the winners of the fourth and final 2016 People’s Choice Contest! The category for this contest was Functional. Although there were few entries submitted, we were impressed with the creativity of the projects we received. We are taking an indefinite break from contests. Thank you to all of […]

by December 28, 2016 2016 Design Contest, Contests
The Votes are in for the Third SSWC People’s Choice Contest 2016

The Votes are in for the Third SSWC People’s Choice Contest 2016

Congratulations to the winners of the third 2016 People’s Choice Contest! The category for this contest was Ornaments: Painted and Unpainted. We’ll be talking to some of these scrollers about sharing their patterns in future issues. Plus, cash prizes will be awarded. Due to the number of entries submitted, we chose […]

by December 28, 2016 2016 Design Contest, Contests
Desktop Rocket Video

Desktop Rocket Video

Simple design ignites imagination By Bob Gilsdorf This project was inspired by my mild disappointment with retractable ballpoint pens. Yes, they are ingenious little contraptions with a clever latching mechanism and a spring-loaded button that prevents large ink spots from growing in your pocket, so what’s the problem? Have you […]

by December 27, 2016 Videos
Woodrow the Woodpecker

Woodrow the Woodpecker

Animated avian ascends any wall with easy By David Wakefield This guy holds a special place in my heart. I have wanted to design him for about two years. Being a redheaded woodworker, he has been my “familiar” since I moved to the woods of southeastern Ohio some 35 years […]

by December 27, 2016 Videos
Duck Wall Hanger

Duck Wall Hanger

Instant color lets you finish this project in no time By John A. Nelson Having trouble getting all your ducks in a row? This is a chance for you to fix that! Here is a cute wall rack that will add character to any child’s bedroom. We did all the […]

by December 27, 2016 Patterns
GEX–The Anti Jigsaw Puzzle

GEX–The Anti Jigsaw Puzzle

Gecko-shaped tessellating tiles are an addictive toy By Dave Van Ess GEX stands for “gecko hexagon tessellating tiles.” Tessellation is just a fancy word meaning shapes that repeat over and over again to cover a surface without any gaps or overlaps. It’s like a jigsaw puzzle, except that instead of […]

by December 27, 2016 Patterns
Creative Projects from Coloring Books

Creative Projects from Coloring Books

The coloring fad has a side benefit: the designs are great for woodworking, too! By Mindy Kinsey We’ve all heard the buzz: adults are reclaiming their inner kid by coloring. Thousands of coloring books designed for adults have been released in the past two years, and rumor has it the […]

by December 27, 2016 Patterns
Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2017 (Issue 66)

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2017 (Issue 66)

The Spring 2017 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. SCROLL DOWN FOR A SNEAK PEEK! […]

by December 27, 2016 Current Issue
Fretwork Heart “Mum” pattern

Fretwork Heart “Mum” pattern

Make this wall hanging for Mum or customize it for another special person By Sue Mey While it’s a little too intricate for a “last minute” Mother’s day present, if you get started now, you’ll have it done in time! Mum can be a little hard to shop for at times, but this […]

by December 27, 2016 Patterns
Short Cuts – Issue 4

Short Cuts – Issue 4

    Handmade Mistletoe Download and cut this intricate fretwork mistletoe pattern         2016 Ornaments Download, cut, and finish these ornaments for great last-minute presents         Book Corner: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Pinewood Derby Catch a behind-the-scenes glimpse of […]

by November 21, 2016 eNews: Short Cuts