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ScrollSaw Information and Resources #65: Calculating Material Cost

11-13-2014 02:24 PM by jerrells | 3 comments »

I am sure that this issue has been beaten to death but I wish for one more try. When calculating material cost do you calculate the actual material required for the project or the amount of material you will need to purchase? Case in point. I build doll furniture but that really does not matter. I calculated the actual material needed and came out to $11.00. I calculated the material required to purchase and would need to purchase $30.00 to have enough. Now I always know I can and will ...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1443: Working on Some New Snowmen to Paint

11-13-2014 12:10 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 7 comments »

I am going to be quick here today because we have some errands to to in Yarmouth this morning. I want to go there and get back and still have time to get some things done. Yesterday I was working on a new pattern that I will be offering free for my painting followers. It has been a while since I swapped it out and I thought it was time anyway for something new. I chose to make a couple of fun snowmen. But instead of using the traditional colors, I wanted to use a little different co...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1442: Organizational Triumphs

11-12-2014 12:58 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 3 comments »

Once again I got the urge to organize things. Seeing as I was kind of in between projects, it seemed like as good a time as any. Since we are already half way through November, seeing my little 'All Season Tree' adorned it Halloween ornaments began to kind of bother me. While I loved how it looked, it was just time to put them away until next year. So I went to the basement and retrieved the containers that I stored my Halloween items in and packed everything away.I still have my...

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Creating front legs for a Maloof rocker

11-12-2014 02:02 AM by yellowtruck75 | 2 comments »

Creating the front legs for a black walnut maloof rocker https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6RpZktuUWc&feature=youtu.be

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1441: Originality - The Child of a Variety of Influences

11-11-2014 01:48 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 7 comments »

As a designer, one thing that can sometimes be difficult is creating something that is totally "original".  With all the information at our fingertips through sites like Google and Pinterest, the world is at our feet as far as seeing the creative work from others. Many years ago, when I just began my crafting and designing career,I began designing my own original teddy bears. Besides wood, I love working with fabric and sewing and creating the bears was really one of the r...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1439: New Patterns are Posted

11-07-2014 01:09 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 0 comments »

I intended to write a post yesterday, but I had a Java update that played a little havoc on my computer. Nothing major, but their attempt to install unwanted software really kind of irked me. I hate when companies try to sneak something on to your computer that you don't want. It is deceptive and I think a very poor practice. Unfortunately, Java script is a program that most of us need to function online and because of that, we are forced to have it (and all that it brings with it) on our...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1438: Six More Sleigh Ornaments

11-05-2014 12:34 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 5 comments »

To begin with, I want to thank you all for the encouraging comments on the new ornaments. It really feels nice to have so many cheerleaders when I am making a new project. It makes all the hard work so much worth it, knowing that people appreciate what I am doing. I spent the bulk of yesterday working on cutting out the remaining six pieces, and I began the finishing  process. The cutting took probably about three hours and then I carefully sanded the pieces.  I was a little co...

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Do you know any woodworkers in the NJ area?

11-04-2014 06:47 PM by RealAntqWood | 2 comments »

Hello all! We run a 100% reclaimed wood mill in Irvington, NJ. We could use another hand in the shop & We’re looking to see if you or a talented woodworker you know is looking for work in the NY/NJ area. We’re hoping the knowledgeable members of Lumberjocks can help us with a good recommendation. Reach us at info@realantiquewood.com Thank you!

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1437: Half Way There

11-04-2014 12:22 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 3 comments »

Yesterday was a busy, yet positive day. Mondays are always busy because we have the trip to the post office, the bank, shopping and the gym. I like getting these things out of the way though and it puts me on a good track for the rest of the week. I was really anxious to get home though, as I couldn't wait to begin cutting out my new designs. Because of all the errands though, I didn't get started until mid afternoon. I decided to do the sleighs using maple for the sleigh be...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1436: Ready to Cut

11-03-2014 12:29 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 3 comments »

I  had a wonderful, relaxing and productive day yesterday. Whatever was bothering me last week has certainly passed and I was on a good roll with drawing. While I drew the basic shapes on Saturday, I took the entire day yesterday to refine and detail things out.  I am now ready to get to the scroll saw. I am truly excited about this new set of ornaments. Each one was drawn with the utmost care. I believe each one will be a little 'masterpiece' in itself.  I had ...

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