Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'christmas'

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Christmas Ornament

11-15-2015 05:27 PM by PCorl | 0 comments »

With the holiday season approaching I decided to make a Christmas Ornament on the scroll saw. I downloaded a pattern from Steve Good’s site ( and went to work. Here is a link to the video that I made: hope you enjoy the video and thanks for watching.

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1644: New Scrolling Patterns

10-29-2015 12:30 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 2 comments »

My goodness the mornings go fast! It is hard to believe that I have already been up a couple of hours. I love my mornings, as many of you already know, because it seems that I am able to accomplish so much in those first few quiet hours of the day. Yesterday was a really productive day. It was one of those (rare) times when everything went 'as it should' and I was able to tick off just about everything that I had on my list – and then some. I filled orders, did errands, hel...

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Holiday Gifts #1: Inspiration and Ideas

10-29-2015 12:28 PM by Sioranth | 2 comments »

I inadvertently have found myself in a position where there is an expectation of woodworking gifts for the holidays this year. I guess that’s what I get for posting all my little projects on Facebook where my family can see them. So, for my father I am going to be making a six-pack beer tote out of mahogany and quarter sawn sycamore. I’m hoping it looks as good as I envision it will when it’s finished. It’s going to have rare earth magnets for catching the bottle ca...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1627: On to the Weekend!

09-25-2015 12:00 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 3 comments »

It is hard to believe that we have another weekend under our belts! But with the mornings getting cooler and the darkness lasting a little longer each day, it is hard to forget that the beautiful summer weather is giving way to autumn. Time surely passes quickly when we are busy! Yesterday I spent the day with Keith updating the site and getting out my bi-weekly newsletter. We changed all the sales on our Pattern Specials page and we added another new pattern that Keith created. This tim...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1618: Veining Lines

09-09-2015 12:29 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 4 comments »

It felt good to get such nice feedback on my angel ornament project that I showed here yesterday. I am pretty excited about it myself. It felt good to really get something going in a good direction for my very patient woodworking followers. It turned out to be a very busy day. While I was answering the many email that I received, I also had some orders for some wood pieces I had to cut so I shifted gears and went to the saw for a couple of hours. Even though I always have things to do, I...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1617: Change

09-08-2015 11:28 AM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 3 comments »

With the Labor Day weekend behind us, we realize that summer is coming to a close. Things are already changing. The mornings are darker and the night air is cooler. Before long summer will be a memory and it will be a new season. Autumn is upon us. I know that I say this every year, but it went by much too quickly. Perhaps it is because our winter here was so long and brutal. I remember driving to Halifax in mid-April and still seeing piles of snow on the ground that hadn't melted. I...

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The Wooden Christmas Tree

12-21-2014 10:22 PM by Chuck Anstrom | 1 comment »

I know there are some wood turners/carvers here that can do this. I don’t have these skills. This is very impressive.

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Make a 3D Christmas Tree Puzzle on the Bandsaw

12-20-2014 06:18 AM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

I have enjoyed my new bandsaw greatly. It was a great addition and there will be many more project coming off of it. This time I am making a small Christmas Tree Puzzle that is 2 levels high. The materials cost is extremely low because you can use a scrap 2×4. This project can get the kids involved or you can hog all the building fun for yourself. The approximate size of the the is 6″x3″x 1 1/2″. After a little paint it can go to the kids to give them some fun times. Click here for the vid...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1459: Little Touches

12-09-2014 01:30 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 6 comments »

I wasn't even going to blog today but I was up early working on some things and I was so amazed at the difference adding just a "little bit" extra to my ornaments made. I have some ornaments and gifts that I am in the process of finishing up for my own gift giving and in looking at my SLD486 Merry Christmas Letter Blocks, I liked them, but they needed that little 'extra.'They were pretty made with nicely grained maple, finished with clear shellac: But after all, this ...

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My Journey As A Scroll Saw Pattern Designer #1455: 'Tis the Season

12-03-2014 01:30 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 4 comments »

It has been a truly crazy couple of days for me. Most of it has been good, but some of it has been silly. I have been in so many directions that I don't know what to talk about first! I received TWO beautiful gifts from ornament swaps that I participated in this year! I love ornament swaps because it gives me a chance to have something that is made by a fellow woodworker or painter. It is always fun and exciting to give and receive a 'secret' gift from someone who shares...

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