Post Tagged with: "fretwork"

Soaring Eagle Fretwork Set

Soaring Eagle Fretwork Set

Celebrate the beauty of nature with these stunning portraits By Charles Dearing Capture the grace and majesty of eagles in flight with these beautiful portraits. My secret for cutting the frets is to use a spiral blade, which cuts in all directions and makes it easy to create the small […]

by August 16, 2017 Patterns, Projects
Spooky Scrolling Halloween Projects

Spooky Scrolling Halloween Projects

If you’re looking for fresh new Halloween projects for your home, you’ve come to the right place! Scroll down for a creepy candy box, spooky candle holders, dancing skeletons, and more … Plus perfect pumpkin designs that will look great from September through November. These projects are brought to you by […]

by August 1, 2017 Current Issue, Halloween
Festive Jack-O-Lanterns

Festive Jack-O-Lanterns

Craft a quick and easy Halloween decoration with this clever candle holder by Lora S. Irish Cut by John Martin This whimsical pumpkin trio can be used in a number of ways. You can add a base and a tea light for an instant shadow-caster, cut them out of paper […]

by August 1, 2017 Halloween, Patterns
Witch’s Brew Layerscape

Witch’s Brew Layerscape

Multiple layers add depth and dimension to this spooky Halloween scene by Lora S. Irish Cut by David Penman Even beginners can achieve striking results by breaking this project down into three layers. Experiment with different finishing techniques for a unique portrait. Start by cutting the wood to size. Depending on the thickness of the wood […]

by August 1, 2017 Halloween, Patterns
Making Halloween Luminaries

Making Halloween Luminaries

Spooky Halloween decorations nest together for easy storage by Gloria Cosgrove Cut by Dale Helgerson   Welcome trick-or-treaters to your home with these fun luminaries. They look fantastic leading the way up the front steps or nestled among pumpkins and Indian corn. Use an acrylic backing board behind the scenes […]

by August 1, 2017 Halloween, Patterns
Pumpkin Candle Tray

Pumpkin Candle Tray

Turn any candle into a seasonal decoration with this tray set By Sheila Landry This pretty tray protects your table and adds to the festive atmosphere. The candle charms also look great hanging from a wreath, a doorknot, or packages. I like to accent the hardwood tray with autumn colors.I used a […]

by August 1, 2017 Halloween, Patterns
Filigree Fretwork Pumpkins

Filigree Fretwork Pumpkins

Size these swirling designs to make ornaments, plaques, window hangings, trivets, and more!  By Keith Fenton These challenging filigree ornaments make great decorations for this Halloween season. If you don’t feel confident cutting them ornament-size, enlarge the patterns as desired to make window hangings or wall plaques.   Making the […]

by August 1, 2017 Halloween, Patterns
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
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