Simple design ignites imagination By Bob Gilsdorf This project was inspired by my mild disappointment with retractable ballpoint pens. Yes, they are ingenious little contraptions with a clever latching mechanism and a spring-loaded button that prevents large ink spots from growing in your pocket, so what’s the problem? Have you […]
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Animated avian ascends any wall with easy By David Wakefield This guy holds a special place in my heart. I have wanted to design him for about two years. Being a redheaded woodworker, he has been my “familiar” since I moved to the woods of southeastern Ohio some 35 years […]
Watch the mixer twirl ingredients into batter in minutes By Dave Van Ess While this hand mixer will never replace an electric mixer, it’s a great way to introduce a youngster to cooking and baking. For thinner batter, such as pancake batter where a few lumps are ok, the […]
The Fall 2016 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. SCROLL DOWN FOR A SNEAK PEEK! […]
This menacing scavenger is the Darth Vader of the bird world By David Wakefield While Vlad looks menacing, he is a lot of fun not only to make, but to play with. Vlad features a new dual-action mechanism which allows his head to bob and shoulders and wings to […]
Simple mechanism makes the wings flutter fast By David Wakefield Harold the Hurried Hummingbird’s mechanism is simpler than many others. In fact, if you can drill holes, you can make this mechanism. Scroll down to see Harold in action.
The SawStop Jobsite Saw makes a great addition to our readers’ shops. Not only does it fold for easy storage, but it includes many features to keep you safe. It also includes some perks usually only seen in more expensive saws. Our technical editor, Bob Duncan, put the saw through […]