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Chip Carving - Single Tea Light Candle Holder

188 days ago by MyChipCarving | 4 comments »

CLICK HERE for over 80 patterns & 80+ full length HD chip carving lessons.Thanks for watching!

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Creating Your Own Patterns and Designs #1: Class Description

201 days ago by MyChipCarving | 5 comments »

Creating Your Own Patterns and Designs – Class Description In this video lesson series I will show you how to use the Pattern Wizard software to create and print your own patterns and designs on your computer. This program is very useful for creating scroll saw and stained glass patterns, relief carving designs, puzzle patterns, and other craft designs. While we will focus on patterns for chip carving in this series, the same techniques I will teach you can be used to create patterns...

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Never too young to scroll saw

492 days ago by Takara | 15 comments »

I wanted to share these photos to encourage everyone to get your children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and young friends involved in your work. My son is 18 months old and wants so badly to imitate everything we do. I put in the smallest blade we had and I let him help me scroll saw. My 3 1/2 year old daughter took to the scroll saw like a natural. (Must be genetics) She has spent most of her weekends in the garage with my father and I for glue ups and such and she is no stran...

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Chip Carving a Plate #6: Finishing

1062 days ago by MyChipCarving | 8 comments »

The last steps to complete our plate is to apply a finish.The finishing process gives many carvers headaches and can lead to much frustration.With this in mind, I’ve created a series of finishing lessons in the My Chip Carving Video Vault.I won’t create a full-blown finishing video for this class but instead will encourage you to check out the finishing series already created. Here are the steps to finish your plate. 1. Remove all leftover pattern lines. The following video ...

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Chip Carving a Plate #5: Carving the Border

1066 days ago by MyChipCarving | 7 comments »

Here’s our next lesson on how to carve the border for our 10” plate. Take your time and enjoy the lesson and your carving! Don’t be afraid to ask any questions when they come up. !!

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Chip Carving a Plate #4: Carving the Rosette

1069 days ago by MyChipCarving | 12 comments »

The pattern is on your plate and your knife is sharp. That means it’s time to start carving!We’ll begin with the rosette. Have one or two practice boards ready so you can try some of these chips on your practice board before carving on your plate. Here’s the lesson: Next lesson: Carving the border

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Scrollsaw Portraits in a NutShell #2: Lesson #2 - Creating Patterns on the Computer

1118 days ago by KnotCurser | 9 comments »

Since I was asked by a TON of people over the last few months how I go about creating a scroll saw pattern from a picture I am going to attempt to share with you all just how I go about doing so. First of all, I am using Adobe Photoshop 7.0.1. I was able to get a great deal on the software (student pricing) and that is what I use for 95% of my graphic’s work. The techniques I use can pretty easily be duplicated using other graphics programs, some of them extremely inexpensive or even fre...

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Online Scroll Saw Class - Incredibly Fun Adventures in Scroll Sawing #6: Cutting Sharp (Acute) Outside Corners

1122 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 38 comments »

By now most of you should have a bit of a feel for cutting some nice outside curves on the scroll saw. As we know however, most designs also consist of some nice sharp angles. Making accurate corners can be a bit of a challenge when you are new to scroll sawing, but with a few quick tips and a little bit of practice, you will find it is not as difficult as you may have imagined. Before long you will be scrolling those angles with little effort or thought. In order for me to show you ...

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Online Scroll Saw Class - Incredibly Fun Adventures in Scroll Sawing #5: Cutting Outside Curves

1129 days ago by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 23 comments »

Now that we have had a chance to practice casting on and off, we are going to practice a bit more on cutting outside curves. Cutting curves is probably one of the easiest things to do on a scroll saw. Most designs consist mainly of curved lines, with occasional straight runs from time to time. Once you get used to cutting curves and turning corners accurately, you are well on your way to being a great scroller. One thing that is important to remember is that the blade is stationa...

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Lathes and Turning #1: My New Toy! A Mini Wood Lathe!

1189 days ago by swamps42 | 10 comments »

Today Harbor Freight had a 25% off coupon. I used mine to buy a mini wood lathe. My best friend was with me and he bought a set of chisels for me as my birthday gift. I’m so excited, and already very covered in saw dust and wood shavings. Naturally, I tried to just jump in, I mean I’ve used my itty bitty Dremmel lathe before. I made a HUGE mess of a scrap of 2×4. Then I came inside at my friend’s urging, watched a few Jet videos on YouTube, and went back out to the g...

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