Other News

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
Coloring with Acrylic Paints

Coloring with Acrylic Paints

Vast array of colors provide infinite possibilities by Sue Chrestensen and Toni Burghout This article was first published in issue 30 of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts. Acrylic paint comes in wide variety of colors. By mixing your own custom colors, you can create a broad spectrum of hues to meet […]

Nostalgic Mini Toy Ornaments

Nostalgic Mini Toy Ornaments

Charming decorations double as small toys By Howard Clements I have been designing an annual ornament for my grandchildren for more than 20 years. They are a great way to use up scrap wood and dowels. You can create them assembly-line style and fill a tree—or make a lot of […]

by November 10, 2017 Patterns, Winter Scrolling
Dove Ornaments

Dove Ornaments

Sentiments of peace and awareness give special meaning to these ornaments By Tom Zieg A personalized ornament makes a welcome gift. But a personalized ornament that benefits cancer awareness ise even more welcome. These ornaments are easy to personalize and offer endless alternative when it comes to supporting cancer awareness. […]

by November 10, 2017 Patterns, Winter Scrolling
Ribbon Ornaments

Ribbon Ornaments

Stack cut these timeless designs for instant cheer By Lora S. Irish These simple designs add elegance to classic sentiments of the season. By adding a ribbon, they can be used for a variety of holiday gifts. In addition to scrolling the designs as classic ornaments, a few minor alterations […]

by November 10, 2017 Patterns, Winter Scrolling
12 Days of Christmas Ornaments

12 Days of Christmas Ornaments

Easy to stack cut, these ornaments help spread holiday cheer By Sue Mey Most people would agree that the holiday season doesn’t last long enough. By scrolling these ornaments and giving them out over a 12-day period to friends and family, you can hold onto the good tidings for a […]

by November 10, 2017 Patterns, Winter Scrolling
Spanish Cedar

Spanish Cedar

by Bob Duncan This article was first published in issue 30 of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts. Many people can identify cedar just by smelling it. Most cedars, such as western red cedar, and aromatic cedar, come from an evergreen tree; therefore they fall into the softwoods category with pine and […]

Easy Inlay Techniques

Easy Inlay Techniques

Combine contrasting woods to create beautiful inlay magnets by Jim Collins Process photos by Marci Bileau This article was first published in issue 34 of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts. Inlay techniques produce impressive projects, but the process is as simple as stack cutting fretwork. These small designs can be completed in […]

Gluing up Wide Boards

Gluing up Wide Boards

Three techniques to reduce wood movement and create more cost-effective large boards by Bob Duncan This article was first published in issue 54 of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts. Some scrolling projects, like fretwork, puzzles, and frames, call for wide boards. You can find wide boards in a variety of thicknesses, […]