Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2019 (Issue #74)

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Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring 2019 (Issue #74)

The Spring 2019 issue of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts includes 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

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Sunken Treasure 

A team hunts underwater for some very special wood

By Kaylee Schofield

Working With Sinker Wood 

Experts evaluate Blue Bayou cypress for various projects

By the Staff of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts 

Spotlight: Charles Hand 

From fretwork steam trains to the smallest dog whisker, this scroller doesn’t waste an inch

By Kaylee Schofield 


Rose & Cross Intarsia 

Celebrate the season with an exquisite (and beginner-friendly) wall hanging

By Janette Square 

Hardwood Chess Set

Nested design provides a new twist on the classic strategy game

By Clayton Meyers 

Model Seaplane 

Spread your toymaking wings with this jaunty children’s classic

By Paul Meisel

“Smart” Jukebox Intarsia 

Scroll a nostalgic appliance with a 21st-century twist

By Carol and Homer Bishop 


Chinese Dragon Puzzle

Bring luck to your scroll saw with this take on a Chinese New Year classic

By John A. Nelson

Spring Takes Wing 

This monarch butterfly project is fresh, elegant, and oh-so-simple

By Jacob and Wayne Fowler 

Victorian Wall Caddy 

Simple construction and a lively bird design make this project a tweet to build and display

By Rolf Beuttenmuller 

The Language of Love 

Forget cards and candy hearts—express your ardor with a note that lasts!

By Mareike Grun

Gotta Have Hearts

Make a hardwood heart mobile with these versatile Valentine cutouts

By Kaylee Schofield

Elegant Serving Tray

Dress up a store-bought platter with this lacy fretwork pattern

By Sue Mey

Wide-Eyed Fish Puzzle

Freestanding design is easy to cut but challenging to assemble

By Al Baggetta 

Cake Toppers 

Deck out a sweet surprise with an even sweeter homemade message

By By Kaylee Schofield 

Playful Pup Portrait

Adorable fretwork captures the essence of fur-ever friendship

By Charles Hand


Making the Most of an Inexpensive Saw

These tips will help you cut out a slew of projects with just a starter saw

By Bob Duncan

Online Exclusives

Bonus Pattern

Download an extra non-birthday Cake Topper pattern HERE.

Paint Tips

Get pointers on how to color your own Chinese Dragon Puzzle HERE.

Free Projects

For fresh, fun projects to ring in spring, click HERE.



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