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Jointed Pirate Ornament

Jointed Pirate Ornament

Wire joints let these ornaments dance and play By Ruth Chopp   Why do ornaments have to just hang on the tree? I prefer ornaments, like this pirate and his angel friend, that move. Wire joints and a pull cord make this easy.   Making the Pirate Step 1: Transfer […]

by September 6, 2017 Patterns, Projects, Winter Scrolling
Sleigh Centerpiece

Sleigh Centerpiece

Simple parts and construction allow you to put this sled together in an afternoon By Sue Mey Cut by Leldon Maxcy   Dress your holiday table up with this simple but attractive sled. The shapes are easy to cut, and you can stack-cut the runners. (For more on stack cutting, […]

by September 6, 2017 Patterns, Projects, Winter Scrolling
Jointed Angel Ornament

Jointed Angel Ornament

Wire joints let this ornament dance and play By Ruth Chopp   Why do ornaments have to just hang on the tree? I prefer ornaments, like this angel and her pirate friend, that can move. Wire joints add motion, and the easy beaded decoration is sure to catch the light. […]

by September 6, 2017 Patterns, Projects, Winter Scrolling
Holiday Ornaments and Gifts

Holiday Ornaments and Gifts

Wooden ornaments and gifts are a welcome treat each holiday season. Here are a few to give you a head start on your gift list. Ornaments   Handmade Mistletoe   Spiral Ornament Patterns   Reindeer Ornaments   3-D Snowflake Ornament   Historic Tracery Designs   Holiday Head Start Patterns   […]

by August 22, 2017 Projects, Winter Scrolling
Holiday Toy Ideas

Holiday Toy Ideas

    Whether you’re getting a head start on your holiday gifts, or looking for a last minute present, scroll down for a variety of Christmas and holiday gifts you can make with a scroll saw.           Making Wooden Dreidels   Star of David Puzzle   […]

by August 22, 2017 Projects, Winter Scrolling
Handmade Mistletoe

Handmade Mistletoe

Pattern by Jacob Fowler Instructions and cutting by Wayne Fowler Show someone special you care with a carefully cut spray of mistletoe. As shown, this pattern can be used as a decoration around the house. Reduce the pattern to roughly 75% of its size to make Christmas ornaments for gifts […]

by November 21, 2016 Patterns, Winter Scrolling
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, Winter Scrolling
Santa’s Clockwork Carriage Video

Santa’s Clockwork Carriage Video

Watch the carriage meander across a table while Santa keeps pointing north By Rolf Beuttenmuller Santa fretwork designed by Sue Mey   The ancient Chinese developed a chariot that used a simple differential system to keep the arrow or figure mounted on the chariot pointing the same direction (usually south), […]

by September 14, 2016 Videos, Winter Scrolling
Simple Santa Puzzle

Simple Santa Puzzle

Just a few cuts produces this simple but fun Santa puzzle This freestanding Santa puzzle is easy to cut and easy to finish. You can literally cut and finish one in less than 30 minutes. Start by attach the pattern to the blank. Cut around the outline of the puzzle […]

by September 25, 2013 Patterns, Winter Scrolling
Making a Doll and Quilt

Making a Doll and Quilt

Perfect accessories to a baby buggy Christmas ornament In¬†Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Holiday 2013, Ruth Chopp demonstrated how to make several ornaments, including a baby buggy. Here are downloadable articles detailing how to make a ragdoll for the buggy, and how to sew a custom quilt for the ragdoll. […]

by September 24, 2013 Patterns, Winter Scrolling