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Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2023 (Issue #90)

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2023 (Issue #90)

The Spring 2023 issue of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts includes a variety of  fascinating features and techniques, as well as nature-themed projects and patterns. This issue is a part of the regular magazine subscription. It is also available from your favorite retailer or from Fox Chapel Publishing, foxchapelpublishing.com, 1-800-457-9112.  Scroll down for a […]

by December 21, 2022 Current Issue
Woodpecker Ramp Walker

Woodpecker Ramp Walker

Gravity helps this toy race to the finish line By Paul Fellay Cut by Rolf Beuttenmuller In addition to their striking features, woodpeckers are notorious for, well, pecking wood. They use their long beaks to peck, drill, and drum wood for hours, relying on their strong tail feathers to support […]

by December 21, 2022 Spring Scrolling
Composed from Scratch

Composed from Scratch

Musician Paul Daher constructs an instrument fit for a symphony  By Kelly Umenhofer At the beginning of 2020, Paul Daher was looking for a project he could tackle at home during the COVID-19 lockdown. With his late father’s tools, Paul decided to build his childhood dream project—a harpsichord.   Did You […]

by December 21, 2022 Features
Scroll Saw Greeting Cards

Scroll Saw Greeting Cards

Saw a stack of wooden and paper greeting cards By Gloria Cosgrove Cut by Rolf Beuttenmuller These seasonal designs are sized just right for greeting cards. You can stack-cut cardstock or thin plywood to make overlays for greeting cards, or use slightly thicker hardwood to create a card that doubles […]

by November 1, 2022 eNews: Short Cuts, Winter Scrolling
Stack-Cutting Made Simple

Stack-Cutting Made Simple

Use a practice pattern to learn a new way to stack blanks By John A. Nelson To hold together a stack of blanks, scrollers often drive small nails into the waste areas outside the pattern. But you usually end up cutting off both the scrap and the nails, and you […]

by November 1, 2022 eNews: Short Cuts, Techniques
Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Winter 2022 (Issue #89)

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Winter 2022 (Issue #89)

The Winter 2022 issue of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts includes a variety of  fascinating features and techniques, as well as festive and holiday-themed projects and patterns. This issue is a part of the regular magazine subscription. It is also available from your favorite retailer or from Fox Chapel Publishing, foxchapelpublishing.com, 1-800-457-9112.  Scroll down […]

by October 4, 2022 Current Issue
Gingerbread Man Puzzle

Gingerbread Man Puzzle

This sweet design is a treat to cut and assemble By Sarah Lyn Chamberlain This time of year, there’s nothing better than a fresh batch of cookies baking in the oven. My family and I would always bake together, and gingerbread cookies were my favorite. This puzzle is an ode […]

by October 4, 2022 Projects
Autumn Colors Puzzle

Autumn Colors Puzzle

Figural keys and assorted hardwoods bring this tree to life By Judy and Dave Peterson Cut by Leldon Maxcy At first glance, this puzzle is just a tree, but if you look carefully, you’ll find forest friends hiding among the branches. The woodland creatures are more than just cute additions. […]

by September 19, 2022 eNews: Short Cuts, Projects
The Drum Sander: A Tool You Didn’t Know You Needed

The Drum Sander: A Tool You Didn’t Know You Needed

Pre-sand blanks or refine scrolled projects without breaking a sweat By Carole Rothman When you consider how many different types of sanders have the word “drum” in their name, you can appreciate how confusing the terminology can be, for both novice and experienced woodworkers. Even if you know this tool […]

by September 19, 2022 Shop Tips
Sailboat Puzzle

Sailboat Puzzle

Freestanding puzzle captures the essence of the sea By Will Richards A swift wind ripples over the water. Spray surges up from the hull. The sun beams down, warming the water. All of these sensations can be captured in this sailboat puzzle.  A sure hit at craft shows or a […]

by August 10, 2022 eNews: Short Cuts