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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
Photo Tips: Lighting

Photo Tips: Lighting

PHOTOTIPS Lighting Temperature This does not refer to the heat created by a bulb, but the hue or color of the light produced from a light source. The most common problem I find in a series of photos is that the color will shift dramatically from shot to shot. The […]

by July 18, 2016 Shop Tips
Club News

Club News

New Leaders for SAW The Scrollsaw Association of the World (SAW) was founded in 1997 as a way for scrollers to connect with each other, share knowledge, and organize events. The group has hosted picnics and conferences, published a newsletter and a director of members, and created a system of […]

by July 15, 2016 News
Book Corner: Two New Scrolling Books

Book Corner: Two New Scrolling Books

Book Corner Fox Chapel Publishing has several dozen books in the works at any given moment—books for coloring, crafts, home improvement, travel, and more. In the woodworking department, we have about 20 projects “cooking” right now. Some of them are at the printer, while others are ideas we’ve accepted and […]

by July 14, 2016 News
Lighthouse Silhouette

Lighthouse Silhouette

Lighthouse Silhouette By Robin Arnold Ohio and lighthouses may seem an unlikely couple, but along the north coast of the state, which borders Lake Erie, several can still be found. One of the most popular is the Marblehead (OH) Lighthouse—which is the subject of this project. I prefer using 3/4″ […]

by July 10, 2016 Patterns
The Votes are in for the First SSWC People’s Choice Contest 2016

The Votes are in for the First SSWC People’s Choice Contest 2016

Congratulations to the first winners in the 2016 People’s Choice Contest! We are trying something new this year. Instead of running one big competition, we are breaking it into ongoing mini matches. Plus, we are offering cash prizes! Special thanks to our first contest sponsors, The Wooden Teddy Bear and […]

by April 5, 2016 2016 Design Contest, Contests
Call for Entries – Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts People's Choice Awards Contest 3

Call for Entries – Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts People's Choice Awards Contest 3

  Do you have a great new project design you can’t wait to share with the world? This is your chance to show it off—and maybe collect some cash! Presenting the 2016 Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts People’s Choice Awards. New This Year: Instead of one big contest, we’ll be […]

by March 16, 2016 2016 Design Contest
Frog Eye Plate Saves the Day

Frog Eye Plate Saves the Day

by Jo Schwartz Transform an ugly pine plate into a pretty piece of pyrography Pine is great for many craft projects, but it is not ideal for pyrography. Its grain alternates between being very hard and very soft, and becomes sappy in spots when subjected to heat. However, you might […]

by March 4, 2016 Projects, Step by Step
The Spring 2016 Pyrography Special Issue is Available Now!

The Spring 2016 Pyrography Special Issue is Available Now!

The latest special issue of Pyrography is the best one yet. Packed with inspiration, techniques, and projects, you’ll find yourself flipping through all 112 colorful pages over and over. Read about new artists, learn new spins on old techniques, and get some great new design ideas. Even if you’ve never […]

by March 4, 2016 Special Issues