Gizmos and Gadgets 2019 (NEW Special Issue)

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Gizmos and Gadgets 2019 (NEW Special Issue)

Gizmos and Gadgets 2019, a special issue of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts magazine, includes a variety of projects, patterns, and features, as well as interesting techniques. 

This issue is not a part of the regular magazine subscription. Find it on newsstands at your favorite retailer or from Fox Chapel Publishing,, 1-800-457-9112.

In This Issue

Scroll down for a sneak peek! 






Toys & Games

Simple Smoke Grinder

By Richard Packer

Practice accurate cuts by making this intriguing beginner project

Check out the video HERE.

Ping-Pong Ball Explosion

By Bob Gilsdorf

Simple mechanism creates an eruption of table tennis balls

Check out the video HERE.

Two-Track Marble Racer

By Art Mulder

You’ll love making it, kids will love playing with it!

Rapid-Fire Rubber Band Gun

By Mark Stevenson 

Clever mechanism lets you shoot as many elastic bands as you can load

Check out the video HERE.

Bounding Seas Automaton

By Wanda Sowry

Turn the crank to make the cruise ship pitch and roll with the waves

Check out the video HERE.

Classic Labyrinth Game

By Troy Hawkins

Make this game of skill for as little as $1.50

Check out the video HERE.

Bottle Cap Shooter

By Bob Gilsdorf

One person’s trash is another person’s ammo

Locks & Safes

Working Padlock & Key

By Adrian Iredale

Fun and functional lock is made entirely from wood

Wooden Puzzle Vault 

By Donald Horgan 

Clever design will keep them guessing

Ingenious Desktop Safe

By Alex Vyshnevskyy

Easy-to-make locking box protects your stuff in style

Check out the video HERE.

Steampunk Puzzle Box

By John Rhyne

Follow the clues to unlock the gears and reveal a hidden compartment

Check out the video HERE.

Gears & Gadgets

Gorgeous Gear Machine 

By Ed Legler

Kinetic sculpture is a fascinating, beautiful, and interactive mechanism

Check out the video HERE.

Wooden Gear Clock

By Marc Tovar

Make an elegant and fully functional 30-hour timepiece

Check out the video HERE.

Frankenstein Light Switch

By Mike Ryan

Transform your home into a mad scientist’s lair with this gear-driven lever

Check out the video HERE.


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