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Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2018 (Issue 70)

The Spring 2018 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:



Depth-Defying Art

By Kathleen Ryan

Gabriel Schama uses high-tech tools to create intricate layered fretwork

Retirement Woodworking

By Kathleen Ryan

Scrolling is a popular activity at senior communities nationwide




Fretwork Heart Box

By Sue Mey

Challenging design showcases your cutting skills


Birthday Candle Holders

By John A. Nelson

Reusable numbers elevate candles for germ-free blowing

It’s Always Pizza Time

By Dan Wilckens

Use small scraps of colorful wood to make toppings for this clever clock


Precious Love

By Kerry Hallam

Challenge your skills by cutting this intricate portrait of a zebra family

Simple Fretwork Shelf

By John A. Nelson

Quick project is perfect for displaying your tiny treasures

Stacked Floral Votive Holder

By Michael E. Riffel

Perfect beginner project repurposes leftover wood

NOTE: Disregard the pattern labeled with the project name on the pullout section; it is an extra piece and is not needed.

  Realistic Rabbit Fretwork

By Jacob and Wayne Fowler

Welcome spring with a charming garden scene



Art Deco Shadow Box

By Gabriel Schama

Create intriguing depth and shadows by cutting and layering seven fretwork designs

CLICK HERE for the full-size patterns to download and print

  Six-Board Blanket Chest

By Dave Van Ess

Cut and detail home-center lumber with your scroll saw to make an expensive-looking chest

  Spring Ducks in a Row

By Kathy Wise

Use these versatile intarsia ducklings to make adorable spring decorations

  Heart-Shaped Boxes

By Albert Baggetta

Easy-to-make box is perfect for a special gift

  Cartoon Pickup Truck Coin Bank

By Paul Meisel

Put a friendly face on savings with a cute character truck

  Majestic Whitetail Intarsia

By Janette Square and Bruce Worthington

Intricate scene allows you to add as many textural details as you want

  Magic Basket

By Carole Rothman

Beautiful basket looks like solid wood, but it packs flat for easy storage

Web Exclusives

Wooden Maps: CLICK HERE to Enjoy an overview of gorgeous maps made of wood.

Full-size Patterns: CLICK HERE to download and print full-size patterns for Gabriel Schama’s Art Deco Shadow Box.

Get Started Scrolling: CLICK HERE for information ranging from saw reviews to advice about wood, blades, and finishes, find all the info you need to Get Started Scrolling or help someone else learn the hobby.