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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1167: Wonderful Progress (And a Bonus Mini-Lecture!) ;)

246 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 11 comments »

I had another busy day yesterday, although it was a good one. Not only did I spend the afternoon cutting out my new ornaments on my new Excalibur (which was simply just FUN!) but I also spent the morning getting to work on my next pattern for another ornament set. The set that I am working on (SLD445 Traditional Damask Ornaments) is not for the faint of heart. I wanted something that would push the envelope a little bit and I think these designs qualify. I wanted to make them a bit sm...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1163: Spring is in the Air!!

251 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 6 comments »

In the crazy world of designing, as most of us are waiting for that first snow, my thoughts have been to green leaves, warm weather and singing birds. These past few days I have been working on my project for the March issue of Creative Woodworks and Crafts magazine, in which we are welcoming in the spring season. It is certainly a time warp. I had been thinking of my project that I would submit long before we left for our trip to Chicago. I wanted something bright and cheerful and I h...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1153: Getting Ready for the Road - New Box Finished!

280 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 8 comments »

Yesterday seemed to go by in a blink of an eye. Both Keith and myself are working at top speed not only to finish our newest patterns for the projects and are heading to the magazine, as well as squeezing in a quick website update at Sheila Landry Designs and preparing everything we need for our trip. So far, so good – with one more day to go! We were able to put four new projects up on the site yesterday. So far, they have been pretty well received as they were some that were i...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1152: The Storm Before the Calm

281 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 10 comments »

I wasn’t going to write today, as I am in the midst of the chaos of my little space here in “pre-trip” mode. As most of you know, we have a small place, and normally we keep it pretty organized. I like a clean environment to work, function and live and while I am nowhere near a “neat freak”, you can usually walk in on any given day and there is some resemblance of law and order. As I look around today, that is not so much the case. Yesterday we had a wonde...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1150: Solving Problems

284 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 7 comments »

Over the past week or so, things here have been moving fast and furious. Keith and I decided we were going to take a two to three week trip to Chicago and see my children (and meet my grand daughter) and stop along the way to visit friends and teach a class or two. I usually am pretty good at planning things, but doing so on the fly has some challenges – both expected and unforeseen – that go with it. There is a lot to coordinate, and that leaves room for things to go wrong. B...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1149: Romance in the Air

285 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 4 comments »

Despite so many things that are going on, I was able to sit down and concentrate and get the drawing for my next project completed. It shouldn’t have been the task that it became, but there were just so many odd things going on that it seemed that I couldn’t get the job going. Once I started though, I put on a couple of good movies and was able to stay focused and get the job done. I think in the end it is going to be pretty nice. The project is for the February (I think!) i...

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a journey in shaper cutter, please come for the ride, stay for the 411 #1: An educational journey in shaper cutters, teachers & professors needed to take the reins.

289 days ago by Built2Last | 2 comments »

I have over the past few weeks been able to start taking some overstock merchandise, merchandise that the customer either forgot about or didn’ t have the funds to pay after the customer used the companies sharpening service. Some of the blades, router bits and some shaper bits , I will be keeping for my self but, to be albe to buy more I have to sale items I don’t normally use or if there is way more of an item or group of items than I can use myself. This is one of those time. ...

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Custom Cabinet Construction #5: Furniture Bath Vanity

319 days ago by rhett | 2 comments »

Doing a commission for a local architect with whom I’ve worked before. Furniture grade cabinetry or cabinet grade furniture, call it what you will, this is what I’m building. Her borrowed design, tweeked by me. Thought I’ld try to keep track and post photos for other woodworkers. Should be an easy build. The bridle joint at the top of the legs should be fun. This cabinets could easily be adjusted to fit in any bath. Fortunately she is wanting a light colored ...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1119: You Don't Have a Thing If You Ain't Got That BLING!

323 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 8 comments »

Sometimes everything just works out how it should. I suppose that some could argue that things always work out how they are supposed to, but sometimes that isn’t how you would like. This time I was fortunate that this project was both. When I think of a project, I usually have a picture of how I want it to look in my head. Sometimes that picture is fuzzy. Sometimes it is really clear. Most of the time, during the designing process, it evolves into something else and by the time it ...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1117: Amazing Grace

325 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 5 comments »

Working with the scroll saw never ceases to amaze me. While many ‘hard core’ woodworkers tend to look at the scroll saw as a lowly lightweight tool of the woodworking industry, I can think of nothing that comes close to matching its ability to turn a clunky block of wood into something that is filled with such beauty and grace. In hearing the term “woodworking” the first that comes to mind usually isn’t the word “graceful”. But every time I use th...

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