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Leprechaun Puzzle

Leprechaun Puzzle

Make a puzzle or pendant with this St. Patrick’s Day pattern By Tony and June Burns Share the luck o’ the Irish by making a leprechaun! Intended as a three-piece puzzle, the pattern is a snap to cut and paint. You could also skip the interior cuts and paint the […]

by March 7, 2017 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
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