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New England scroll saw club raises money for local food pantry

New England scroll saw club raises money for local food pantry

Submitted by Melita Quesada The Baystate Scrollahs (read with a New England accent), a scroll saw woodworking club that meets at Woodcraft in Walpole, Ma. has raised $300 for a local food pantry. This is the second year of the club’s existence and the second year the club has raised money for the […]

by January 8, 2018 News
Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2018 (Issue 70)

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2018 (Issue 70)

The Spring 2018 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. . . . . . In This […]

by December 18, 2017 Current Issue
Art Deco Shadow Box

Art Deco Shadow Box

Create intriguing depth and shadows by cutting and layering seven fretwork designs By Gabriel Schama This design may remind you of a rising or setting sun, flowers, snowflakes, or New York City’s Chrysler Building. Create it by cutting layers of fretwork and gluing them together to form one piece.   […]

by December 18, 2017 Patterns
Holly

Holly

A beautifully white colored wood that is ideal for ornaments and intarsia work by Bob Duncan This article was first published in issue 25 of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts. ‘Tis the season when ornaments and holiday presents are popular. You also hear about holly—holly berries, holly leaves, but what about […]

Scrolling @Artistry in Wood

Scrolling @Artistry in Wood

“Artistry in Wood is a perfect name for the show,” said the well-known intarsia artist Judy Gale Roberts after attending the Dayton Carvers Guild’s annual event. “The show encompasses so many woodworking techniques—carving, pyrography, fretwork, intarsia, woodturning, and combinations of all five skills.” Judy was one of many scrollers at […]

by November 20, 2017 News
Shop Lights

Shop Lights

Improve your scrolling experience with proper lighting by Bob Duncan This article was first published in issue 47 of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Many home workshops are lit with a few hanging screw-in incandescent (or compact florescent) bulbs. Some have a few bars of traditional tube florescent lights. These can […]

by November 20, 2017 Shop Tips
Mimosa

Mimosa

Ornamental tree hides exotic and beautiful grain by Ben Fink This article was first published in issue 33 of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts. Mimosa, a popular ornamental tree that sports fern-like leaves, makes a surprisingly good wood for scrolling. The light-colored wood is highlighted by a distinct dark grain that […]

Food-Safe Finishes

Food-Safe Finishes

Find a finish that will protect your family and your work by Bob Duncan This article was first published in issue 48 of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts. Woodworkers often want to apply safe finishes to pieces used with food, such as bowls, or toys that children may put in their […]

by November 15, 2017 Finishing for Beginners
Pictured are Chuck Fleming of Toys for Tots, Claude Drevet, Terry Nicholson, Brian Beals, Cecil Schneider, and Amy Brannon-Hamby of Toys for Tots.

Club Donates 100 Puzzles to Toys for Tots

The Big Canoe Woodworkers Club started the festive season by giving big. On the first day of the annual Pickens County, Ga., Toys for Tots campaign, the club gave 100 handmade wooden puzzles to the program. Participants made the puzzles under the guidance of fellow member Brian Beals of Pickens […]

by November 14, 2017 Features, News
Dremel 4300

Dremel 4300

By Bob Duncan I can’t imagine a person who doesn’t need a rotary tool. They are famously useful in woodworking, but can also be used for cutting, sharpening, engraving, polishing, and so much more. It’s an indispensable household tool. Dremel’s latest model, the 4300, is particularly handy if you’re new […]

by November 13, 2017 Product Reviews