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Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Fall 2017 (Issue 68)

The Fall 2017 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,, 1-800-457-9112.





In This Issue:



Autumn Roundup

By Kathleen Ryan

Scroll Saw Scribbler

By Kathleen Ryan

Comic books inspire 3-D Portraits




Birds of Prey Portrait

By Jacob and Wayne Fowler

Intricate fretwork designs capture the essence of these fierce creatures

Giraffe Family Puzzles

By Judy and Dave Peterson

Cut these freestanding puzzles from spotted wood, or paint on a pattern

Pi Earrings

By Ronald Nelson

Whimsical earrings are cut from circles of found wood





Learning to Shape Intarsia

By Janette Square

Take your intarsia to the next level with these expert shaping tips & tricks

Leaves of Lath

By John Neilson

Stack-cut lath to make two projects with one cut

Wonder Bowl

By Dave Van Ess

This might look like an ordinary bowl, but it’s really a mathematical wonder




Creating a Vase with a Scroll Saw

By Carole Rothman

This impressive project is worth the challenge

Ring-Necked Pheasant

By Kathy Wise

Use a woodburner to add lifelike details to this bird

Sunflower Puzzle Box Pendant

By Nancy Vincent

Portable puzzle contains mini garden-themed pieces

CLICK HERE for the Painting Guide

Halloween Puzzle Playset

By Carolea Hower

Freestanding figures fit into haunted house for storage

Fretwork Checkers & Chess Set

By Dan Wilckens

Functional design allows you to show off your woodworking (and game-playing) skills

Schrödinger’s Cat Box

By Ronald Nelson

Scrolling meets a popular meme in these clever puzzles

Catapult Castle

By Bob Gilsdorf

Defend your kingdom by slinging a boulder (ball) at invaders

CLICK HERE to see the Catapult Castle in action

Vintage Fire Truck

By Paul Meisel

Heirloom toy is designed for years of play


Online Exclusives

Halloween Projects

CLICK HERE to find out about the four all-new projects Halloween Projects



CLICK HERE to see the Catapult Castle in action


Garden of Innocence

CLICK HERE to learn about the organization and how you can help


Join Us! Scroll Saw Mini Show at Dayton Artistry in Wood Show.

CLICK HERE for details