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Minimalist Plant Hanger

Minimalist Plant Hanger

Make an attractive and functional plant hanger with just eight cuts By Sue Mey Decorating can’t get any simpler than this classic plant holder. Make one or several to dress up your outdoor spaces. Making the Plant Hanger Attach the patterns to the two wood blanks. Drill the indicated holes […]

by June 2, 2017 Patterns
“Looking Back” Deer Portrait

“Looking Back” Deer Portrait

Touching portrait of a doe and fawn captured in wood By Charlie Dearing As soon as I saw the photo this pattern is based on, I knew I had to recreate it in wood. It’s an iconic image of mother and child that transcends species. Projects cut from thin plywood, […]

by June 2, 2017 Patterns
ISOtunes Pro Noise Isolating Bluetooth Earbuds

ISOtunes Pro Noise Isolating Bluetooth Earbuds

By Bob Duncan Protect your ears from loud tools while listening to your tunes with the ISOtunes PRO Noise Isolating Bluetooth Earbuds. These earbuds combine comfort with hearing protection and good sound quality. These innovative earbuds also include a noise-cancelling microphone that eliminates steady state noise, such as a saw […]

by June 2, 2017 Product Reviews
Photo Tips

Photo Tips

Want to make your carving project stand out in a photograph? Look no further! Click on the links below to views tips on how to better light, compose, focus, and size your photographs. CLICK HERE for tips about photo lighting. CLICK HERE for tips about photo composition. CLICK HERE for […]

by May 31, 2017 How To, Techniques
Building a Playhouse

Building a Playhouse

Notched boards fit together like giant Lincoln Logs By Dave Van Ess Playhouses are a hassle to move and are often resigned to sit in one place for years. This portable playhouse can be reassembled with ease and can travel to wherever a child’s imagination takes it. You just cut notches […]

by May 30, 2017 Patterns

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
Short Cuts – Issue Five

Short Cuts – Issue Five

  Good Luck Fretwork  Need a little luck? Scroll this antique-inspired fretwork and the good vibes are sure to start coming your way. You can display it as a plaque or use it as a box top. Leprechaun Puzzle Share the luck o’ the Irish by making a leprechaun! Pair […]

by April 5, 2017 eNews: Short Cuts
Neptune’s Gumball Challenge Video

Neptune’s Gumball Challenge Video

Watch the Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts staff fumble through Bob Gilsdorf’s gumball maze challenge.   The Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts staff does a lot of typing. And a lot of moving copy and photos around with a mouse. And we sometimes even build things. So, we think we have a […]

by March 28, 2017 Videos
Hungry Giraffe Video

Hungry Giraffe Video

Add animation to a bedside lamp with a simple electrical motor By John Hutchinson Make a lamp with a little something extra—the giraffe sways back and forth to “nibble” at the leafy shade! The lamp is perfect for a child but appreciated by adult fans of this gentle and unique creature. […]

by March 21, 2017 Videos
Scrolling on the Job

Scrolling on the Job

Barrie Casement “saw” Manhattan’s St. Patrick’s Cathedral in a unique way By Kathleen Ryan It’s a lifelong dream of mine and such a great honor to work on this prestigious building,” said master woodworker Barrie Casement of his work on St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City. “Sometimes I have […]

by March 21, 2017 Features