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Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Holiday 2015: Issue 61

SSWC61-CoverThe Holiday 2015 Issue of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts features a variety of holiday-themed 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:


WEB-Angel-LeadHark! A Herald Angel

By Kathy Wise

Freestanding intarsia angel is a divine addition to your Christmas decor



WEB-Snowflake-Bank-LeadMaking a Simple Coin Bank

By Gary MacKay

Save for a snowy day with this classic wooden bank



WEB-Sadiron-LeadDIY “Antique” Iron

By Al Baggetta

Decorative wooden sadiron looks authentic without the original weight or cost



WEB-Rose-Box-LeadChristmas Rose Box

By Carole Rothman

A compound-cut flower is the perfect accent for this unusual box design



WEB-Dog-Gone-Good-Xmas-siloDeck the Halls

By Kathleen Ryan

Inspiring ideas for handmade holiday decor



WEB-Micaiah-LangThe Next Generation

By Kathleen Ryan

Enterprising teen is an Etsy entrepreneur

PLUS! Click Here for Tips on Teaching a Tween To Scroll 




WEB-Bangles-LeadTransform Blocks into Bangles

By Sue Mey

Scroll delicate-looking but durable wooden bracelets



WEB-Pencil-Box-LeadBending Wood for an Inlay Pencil Box

By Charles Mak

Alternative technique gives you a tight-fitting inlay every time



WEB-Quilled-Orn-LeadQuilling Christmas Ornaments

By Bob Crane

Decorate fretwork ornaments with colorful strips of paper




WEB-Winter-Birds-LeadDecorating with Winter Birds

By Alison Tanner

Use these versitile fretwork designs as ornaments, centerpieces, or wall hangings




Wish Upon a Star

By Tim Gilman

Word art puzzle is a great gift any time of year




Easy Intarsia Ornaments

By Bruce Worthington and Janette Square

Make gorgeous gifts from your scrap wood



WEB-Dancing-Clocks-LeadDancing Clocks

By Jay Fowler

Whimsical clocks tell time with an attitude





Christmas Star Word Art

By Bruce Shea

Jazz up your word art with a symbol of the season



WEB-Layered-Orns-LeadLayered Ornaments

By Dan Wilckens

Mix and match hardwood scraps to make beautiful ornaments




Mediterranean Pasta Measure

By Dave Van Ess

Decorative tool makes a quick gift and craft show star



WEB-Mini-Toy-Orn-LeadNostalgic Mini Toy Ornaments

By Howard Clements

Charming decorations double as small toys



WEB-Cross-LeadSign of Faith

By Bobby Riggs

Cut this delicate filigree design in just 2 hours




Majestic Mustang Puzzle

By Eric Van Malderen

Energetic design embodies the essence of nature



Product Reviews



Royal-Lac Clear Finish

Click here to read Technical Editor Bob Duncan’s review



WEB-Piranha-LeadPiranha FX




 . Exclusives



Holiday Gift Guide 2015 (Available Nov. 27, 2015)







Holiday Pattern Pack

Purchase and download 50+ Patterns. Updated for 2015





WEB-Contest-LogoDesign Contest 2016

Get the complete rules and send your entry.




SNEAK PEEK – Preview SSW61

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts

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