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The Pitch

The Pitch

Capture the feeling of Opening Day with this classic fretwork baseball scene By Jacob and Wayne Fowler   While baseball season is in full swing, this fretwork design captures that moment where the pitcher winds up, the batter focuses on the ball, and the catcher waits for the ball to […]

by May 23, 2018 Patterns, Spring Scrolling
Hacking a Porter Cable Scroll Saw

Hacking a Porter Cable Scroll Saw

Make blade changes faster and easier for a couple dollars and 20 minutes in the shop By Bob Duncan The partially free-floating blade clamps on the Porter Cable scroll saw make it a challenge to change blades. But with a few tools and basic hardware, you can make them stay where […]

by May 23, 2018 Shop Tips
Midwest Scroll Saw and Woodworking Trade Show

Midwest Scroll Saw and Woodworking Trade Show

This year’s event promises classes, demos, door prizes, contests, and more Get ready for the 20th Midwest Scroll Saw & Woodworking Trade Show, held on Aug. 3-4, 2018, at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds (14569 Old Hwy. Rd., Dubuque, IA 52002)! This show is a great way for scrollers of all […]

by May 21, 2018 News
Scrolling @ Artistry in Wood 2018

Scrolling @ Artistry in Wood 2018

Get ready for an exciting, jam-packed weekend—this October in Wilmington, Ohio “Artistry in Wood is a perfect name for the show,” said the well-known intarsia artist Judy Gale Roberts about the Dayton Carvers Guild’s annual event. “The show encompasses so many woodworking techniques—carving, pyrography, fretwork, intarsia, woodturning, and combinations of […]

by May 21, 2018 News
Mechanical Marvels

Mechanical Marvels

Sick of the same old projects for your saw? Meet the Willy Wonka of the scrolling world By Kathleen Ryan “The only saw I have is a scroll saw, and I use it for everything I make,” said Keith Newstead, a self-taught artist from the UK who specializes in automata, […]

by May 21, 2018 Features
Project Blossom

Project Blossom

Scroll saw club joins forces with the Girl Scouts to make this Mother’s Day project a smash hit For the past five years, the Long Island Scroll Saw Association has been making painted wood flowers and donating them to area nursing homes for Mother’s Day. The group began by donating […]

by May 21, 2018 News
Ping Pong® Explosion Surprises Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Staff

Ping Pong® Explosion Surprises Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Staff

Simple gadget is a “blast” for children and adults By Bob Gilsdorf Load the table tennis balls, step back a few paces, and try to hit the target with a bean bag to release a burst of balls. It’s a fun game for all ages, but we decided to take […]

by April 24, 2018 Videos
Solving the School of Fish Puzzle Box

Solving the School of Fish Puzzle Box

Watch an expert open and close this simple aquatic treasure box By Rolf Beuttenmuller Designed By Bill Miller This angelfish has a secret—a couple of them, actually. Not only is another box hidden inside, but the box itself is built from concealed layers. Due to the thickness of the wood […]

by April 24, 2018 Videos
Making a Desktop Safe

Making a Desktop Safe

Easy-to-make locking gizmo box protects your stuff in style By Alex Vyshnevskyy Protect your valuables with this simple locking box. You can set the combination and lock it to keep your valuables (or you sweets) safe. Scroll down to see how the box works and watch a quick assembly video. […]

by April 23, 2018 Projects, Videos
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