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|139 days ago||
I recently found the book “Scroll Saw Fretwork Techniques & Patterns” by Patrick Spielman at a used book store. It’s not often I find a “new” scroll saw book. I think I must have them all! It’s a great book. It has many pictures of antique saws and some older models of saws (it’s copy-righted to 1989...
|174 days ago||
Selling to stores - 23 replies
Hi, everybody! I’ve been doing woodworking for almost 13 years now. I’ve been selling at craft shows for 11 of those years. I do pretty well at them, some shows are better than others. The problem with indoor craft shows is that they are only twice a year, spring and fall. I don’t have a tent/canopy thing to do outdoor shows...
|223 days ago||
Looking to buy a new scroll saw, suggestions? - 16 replies
My tired old 16” Tool Star has seen better days, I’m afraid. I think the arm is bent or something, because I have learned that I have to tilt the table almost 2 degrees to get the blade square. My work always came out with an angle when the table was at 0, and it was a lot harder to work. Now, it’s a little easier. The packing ...
|446 days ago||
Scroll Saw Blades for Fretwork - 5 replies
I have been using my Tool Star scroll saw a lot lately, getting ready for the spring craft show season. I make a lot of stuff with inside cuts, some I would call fretwork (If things don’t go right, I “fret”! heehee) Normally, I can cut (let’s say) 10 Oak Cat Desk Clocks (see my projects for what it looks like), which are...