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Solving the School of Fish Puzzle Box

Solving the School of Fish Puzzle Box

Watch an expert open and close this simple aquatic treasure box By Rolf Beuttenmuller Designed By Bill Miller This angelfish has a secret—a couple of them, actually. Not only is another box hidden inside, but the box itself is built from concealed layers. Due to the thickness of the wood […]

by April 24, 2018 Videos
Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Summer 2018 (Issue 71)

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Summer 2018 (Issue 71)

The Summer 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 March 12, 2018 Current Issue
Creating a Fish-Shaped Puzzle Box

Creating a Fish-Shaped Puzzle Box

Use stains to create a box inspired by a colorful tropical fish By Bill Miller   It takes a piece of wood smaller than a brick and a little time to make a different and beautiful fish puzzle box. For me, the whole thing started because I had something small […]

by March 2, 2018 Uncategorized
Sunflower Puzzle Box Pendant

Sunflower Puzzle Box Pendant

Portable puzzle contains mini garden-themed pieces By Nancy Vincent Challenge your friends and relatives to fit all of these garden-themed pieces back into this attractive pendant. The only rule is that you have to fit them all in; the orientation of each piece doesn’t matter. This project also shows off […]

by June 7, 2017 Projects
Puzzle Playsets Video

Puzzle Playsets Video

Puzzle Playsets: Easy to Make, Fun to Give! Puzzle playsets are quick, easy, and fun to make. Each one is a puzzle, a toy, and a creative decoration all in one. Watch our video overview and learn how to use simple woodworking to make your own puzzle playsets. You’ll need […]

by March 9, 2017 Videos
Star Puzzle Pattern

Star Puzzle Pattern

This alternate design, based on a Christmas cookie cutter, is a quick and easy present By Chuck MacKnee   While you can cut this puzzle from any wood, I suggest using a light wood. Then, use thinned acrylic paints, dyes, or colorful stains to make the pieces stand out. Use […]

by September 14, 2016 Patterns
Freestanding VW Beetle Puzzle

Freestanding VW Beetle Puzzle

  Celebrate the joy of summer road trips with a classic VW Beetle By Eric Van Malderen My neighbor, whose first car was a VW Beetle, inspired me to design this car puzzle. The Volkswagen Type 1 is the most famous VW and is regarded by some to be the […]

by April 11, 2016 Projects
Political Party Puzzles

Political Party Puzzles

By Jim Sweet   Democrat? Republican? Show your support for your favorite political party with these whimsical Woodimal puzzles.   A Woodimal puzzle usually spells the name of the animal it represents. This unique set honors the Republican and Democratic parties instead. On the patterns, the dotted lines are for painting […]

by January 20, 2016 Patterns, Projects
Freestanding Dragonfly Puzzle

Freestanding Dragonfly Puzzle

Easy-cut puzzles will remind you of summer all year long In Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Summer 2013 (Issue 51), Judy and Dave Peterson offered their wasp and grasshopper puzzle patterns. Download a bonus dragonfly puzzle below. Woodimals | Making Wooden Jigsaw Puzzles | Zodiac Puzzles for Scroll Saw Woodworking   […]

by April 8, 2013 Patterns, Spring, Summer
Cut a Pair of Challenging Snowflake Puzzles

Cut a Pair of Challenging Snowflake Puzzles

Chase away the winter blues with these contrasting stack-cut puzzles By William Waite I have designed more than 300 puzzles, but this snowflake is special to me because it was my first. After discovering a complete set of hexagon-based pieces within certain mathematical parameters, I then looked for a pleasing […]

by December 15, 2011 Patterns