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Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Winter 2016 (Issue 65)

web-ssw65-cover-780The Winter 2016 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:


web-holiday-roundup-sHoliday Roundup

By Kathleen Ryan

Inspiration for a joyful holiday season




web-peoples-choice-sContest Winners

Meet the winners of the Ornaments contest




web-magi-sA Gift from the Magi

By Kathy Wise

Make these freestanding 3-D intarsia figures as a set or individual decorations




web-layered-trees-sLayered Christmas Trees

By Sue Mey

Make a whole forest of custom trees for holiday decorating






web-earring-box-sEarring Box

By Carole Rothman

Add a base, dividers, and a decorative lid to turn a standard scrolled box into something special



web-gumball-machine-sPocket Gumball Machine

By Levi Dojczman

Stuff this little design in your pocket for treats on the go




web-santa-windchimes-sFather Christmas Wind Chime

By Paul Meisel

Make this seasonal outdoor decoration in an afternoon




web-advent-wreath-sWooden Advent Wreath

By Paul Meisel

Painted accents highlight this elegant candleholder




web-santas-chariot-sSanta’s Clockwork Carriage

By Rolf Beuttenmuller

Clever device always points north

Click Here to watch the carriage in action



web-animal-patterns-sAnimal Portrait Patterns

By Jacob and Wayne Fowler

Bring your favorite critters home with these photo-realistic designs

Click Here for a bonus Rhino pattern



The Flash

By Al Baggetta

Build a simple organizer to hold your flash drives and SD cards




web-mixer-sSimple Mixer

By Dave Van Ess

An easy and kid-friendly design

Click Here to see the mixer in action



web-bookholder-sOne-Handed Book Holder

By Dan Bowe

Make this clever aide with a few simple tools




web-candleholder-sWord Art Candleholders

By Sue Mey

Skip the cards and send these inspirational messages instead




web-layered-nativity-s3-D Nativity Scene

By Sue Mey

Layered design adds depth to a classic Christmas scene




web-angels-sDancing Angels

By Sue Mey

Brighten any room with this playful duo




web-spiral-ornaments-sSpiral Ornament

By David Holkeboer

Use compound-cutting techniques to make a spring-shaped icicle

Click here for bonus unusual Spiral Ornaments patterns



web-cc-snowmen-sCompound-Cut Snowmen

By Sue Mey

Simple designs make for endless possibilities




web-holiday-cookie-puzzle-sChristmas Cookie Puzzle

By Chuck MacKnee

Seasonal design makes a surprisingly challenging puzzle

Click Here for a bonus Star Puzzle pattern



web-moon-snowman-sSleepy Snowman Ornament

By Sue Mey

This happy fellow encourages you to fall asleep fast on Christmas Eve




Web Exclusives


web-santas-chariot-sSanta’s Clockwork Carriage Video

Watch the carriage meander across a table while Santa keeps pointing North





web-mixer-sSimple Mixer Video

Watch the mixer twirl ingredients into batter in minutes





web-rhino-sBonus Animal Portrait Patterns

Download the pattern for a rhino portrait





web-star-puzzle-sBonus Christmas Cookie Puzzle Patterns

Download the pattern for a star-shaped puzzle





web-spiral-ornaments-sBonus Spiral Ornament Patterns

Download more patterns for unusual spiral ornaments