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DIY Plywood

DIY Plywood

Making Your Own Plywood By Bob Duncan When you’re doing a project that requires durable, stable, attractive parts, it pays to skip commercial products and make your own plywood.   There are many kinds of plywood, but they are all made basically the same way: by gluing layers of wood on […]

by March 7, 2017 Techniques
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Pinewood Derby

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Pinewood Derby

By Bob Duncan & Mindy Kinsey It sounded like an easy project: we were asked to turn our Pinewood Derby magazine into a book featuring “fast and furious” speed secrets. With a few cosmetic changes, some new cars, and an update on the tools, we thought we could get it […]

by November 21, 2016 Features
2016 Christmas Ornaments

2016 Christmas Ornaments

By Sue Mey Cut by Rolf Beuttenmuller     Spread peace, joy, hope, love, and faith this holiday season with these web-exclusive ornaments. The simple designs are easy to cut but will look stunning with tree lights shining through the frets. We cut the ornaments from Baltic birch plywood and finished […]

by November 21, 2016 Patterns
Short Cuts

Short Cuts

  Our quarterly e-newsletter Short Cuts is our way of staying in touch with you between issues of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts. Here we share projects, features, tips, insider scoop on books and authors, club news, and more. We hope you enjoy reading it as much as we enjoyed writing […]

by October 18, 2016 eNews: Short Cuts
Short Cuts – Issue Three

Short Cuts – Issue Three

  Open House 2016: Recap We had a great time at our Open House event, held here in Lancaster, Pa., in May. Check out photos of the teachers, exhibitors, clubs, and more at www.wood-show.com. Plus, look for the newsletter link to be sure you get info about next year’s show! […]

by October 18, 2016 eNews: Short Cuts
Short Cuts – Issue Two

Short Cuts – Issue Two

  Book Corner: U.S. Military Designs for Woodworking & Crafts Mike and Vicky Lewis’s book Scroll Saw Military Designs was a one-of-a-kind in 2000, and Fox Chapel Publishing decided to reprint it in 2015. Reprinting a book is always an adventure, and Scroll Saw Military Designs was no exception!   […]

by October 18, 2016 eNews: Short Cuts
Short Cuts – Issue One

Short Cuts – Issue One

  Show Report: Artistry in Wood Artistry in Wood in Dayton, Ohio, is the largest carving show in America—and a fair number of scrollers attend, too. Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts staff members were there to chat with readers, hand out magazines, and show off a few of the projects […]

by October 18, 2016 eNews: Short Cuts
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
Why Scrollers Need an 18-gauge Stapler

Why Scrollers Need an 18-gauge Stapler

If you have an air compressor, inexpensive brad nailers and 18-gauge staplers are readily available; in many cases one tool can use brads or staples. But these require you to have a compressor and tie you to an air line. I’ve switched over to cordless tools for their convenience. These […]

by July 12, 2016 News