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Short Cuts – Issue Six

Short Cuts – Issue Six

Minimalist Plant Hanger Transform nearly any plant container into a hanging decoration with this easy-to- cut yet attractive and functional plant hanger. Building a Playhouse Cut notches in strips of wood and let the kids design and build their own playhouse, Lincoln Log-style. Looking Back Deer Portrait Capture the essence […]

by June 8, 2017 eNews: Short Cuts
Short Cuts – Issue Five

Short Cuts – Issue Five

  Good Luck Fretwork  Need a little luck? Scroll this antique-inspired fretwork and the good vibes are sure to start coming your way. You can display it as a plaque or use it as a box top. Leprechaun Puzzle Share the luck o’ the Irish by making a leprechaun! Pair […]

by April 5, 2017 eNews: Short Cuts
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
Thanksgiving Turkey

Thanksgiving Turkey

Scroll a quick and easy table decoration By John A. Nelson What is Thanksgiving without a turkey? Not only can your family can enjoy this one all season, but you don’t have to worry about burning it! Older kids can help cut the turkey and little ones can add color […]

by November 5, 2015 How To, Patterns, Projects
Military Tribute Plaque

Military Tribute Plaque

Easily customized plaque honors the armed forces By Steven Westfall Font by Sylvia Mendiola Support the men and women in uniform with this plaque honoring your hometown heroes. You can stack cut several soldier portraits at one time, and then personalize each plaque with the individual’s name, rank, and dates […]

by August 26, 2009 Patterns
Pocket-size Tangram Puzzle

Pocket-size Tangram Puzzle

Clever puzzle-in-a-box provides a portable distraction By Carl Hird-Rutter Tangram puzzles, which the Chinese also call the Seven Boards of Cunning, can create an amazing number of designs using just seven tiles. This project includes two sets of tiles; you can play alone, creating even more intricate designs or play […]

by August 26, 2009 Patterns
Off-road Racing Jeep

Off-road Racing Jeep

Use this clever design in a scout’s Pinewood Derby® or as a working wooden car By Troy Thorne While designing diff erent cars for my son’s Pinewood Derby scouting event, I came up with the idea of a Jeep that meets the offi cial rules for the derby. If you […]

by August 26, 2009 How To, Patterns, Projects
Box of Elves

Box of Elves

Festive linking elves have their own handy storage box By Carl Hird-Rutter Decorative painting by Donna Lloyd What’s more fun than a barrel of monkeys? A box of elves, of course! Put a fun holiday spin on the classic Barrel of Monkeys game with this Christmas version. The object of […]

by August 25, 2009 Patterns
Festive Silhouettes Illuminate Your Home

Festive Silhouettes Illuminate Your Home

Colored acrylic lends a soft glow to simple fretwork designs By Paul Meisel Menorah and Star of David designs cut by Ben Fink Brighten up the holidays with these colorful votive holders. Dancing candlelight shines through the transparent colored acrylic to illuminate the fretwork design. Patterns are provided for both […]

by August 24, 2009 Patterns
Victorian Fretwork Cross

Victorian Fretwork Cross

Inspirational design is a beautiful symbol of faith By John A. Nelson The large open frets and sweeping curves make this beautiful cross a good project for both novice and experienced scrollers. The design allows you to make large blade-entry holes to minimize time spent threading the blade through tiny […]

by August 12, 2009 Patterns