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Cutting Boards: A Perfect Hostess Gift

Cutting Boards: A Perfect Hostess Gift

By Dayle and Jeff Taylor An attractive cutting board made from beautiful hardwood  always makes a welcome gift. Not only can you change the shape of the board, personalize it by cutting or inlaying a design into the cutting board. Add a wildlife scene for a nature lover. Cut in […]

by December 22, 2015 Projects
Pixelcraft Exploding Prank Bank

Pixelcraft Exploding Prank Bank

Simple bank hides a surprising secret By Mark Stevenson Download the attached patterns below to make it easy to print the graphics onto the backing sheet for your labels of choice with an inkjet printer.While the print is still fresh, carefully press the sides and top down onto the paper […]

by December 9, 2015 Patterns, Videos
Koala Fretwork Frame

Koala Fretwork Frame

Add a bit of dimension to your Koala fretwork portrait with this leafy fretwork frame. To use the frame, attach the pattern to the blank. cut the frets, and paint or stain it an appropriate color. Carefully glue it to the front of the Koala fretwork portrait, and add some […]

by December 9, 2015 Patterns
Teaching a Tween

Teaching a Tween

Want to get the kids in your life into scrolling? Grab some scrap wood and follow our easy instructions.   1. Prepare the wood. Sand the wood and remove the sawdust. Explain that it is easier to sand a large piece of wood than a small cut puzzle piece. Use your […]

by November 5, 2015 Techniques
Casserole Trivets

Casserole Trivets

Use longer blanks to make larger trivets By Ron Forsyth When I was having dinner with a neighbor one night, she served a casserole hot from the oven. To protect the table, she positioned two trivets side by side, which inspired me to make trivets large enough to hold a […]

by July 14, 2015 Projects
Creating Photo Patterns

Creating Photo Patterns

It’s easier than you might think to make photo patterns In Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Fall 2013 (Issue 52), our art director, Jon Deck, offers an updated version of Gary Browning’s classic instructions for making portrait-style scroll saw patterns from photos. The article demonstrates how to use GIMP, a free photo-editing software. […]

by June 26, 2014 Techniques
Cutting Fretwork Crosses

Cutting Fretwork Crosses

Bonus patterns associated with the Cutting Fretwork Crosses article in Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2014 (Issue 54) In the Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2014 (Issue 54), Jay Hammerle shared patterns for his fretwork crosses, but not all of the patterns fit into the magazine, so we […]

by January 8, 2014 Patterns, Spring