Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'scroll saw'

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Dragonfly vase in magazine????

03-12-2011 07:01 AM by TJ65 | 31 comments »

Well I thought I would share with you the outcome of the Dragonfly vase magazine article.I initially made the vase because I was tired of making flat things just because you wanted to work with the scroll saw and I was sure that you could make other interesting things that didn’t necessarily have to be flat. So the dragonfly vase born.I went about designing a patterns that would suit a vase and could be cut on the scroll saw and then went about figuring out a curve. While I was doing all th...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #1145: Black Beauty

10-05-2013 10:38 AM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 31 comments »

I know . . . I am a spoiled brat! At least I feel that way this morning. How can I not when I am so fortunate to now own a “Special Edition” of the FINEST scroll saws made? Oh – and it is actually PRETTY as well! After all, for someone like me who’s other job is an artist, it is an extra bonus to have such a fine piece of machinery color coordinate with the rest of the house. Especially since it sits in the corner of my kitchen. Ah . . . but now I am sounding lik...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #315: Two Short Videos for You

04-20-2011 01:10 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 30 comments »

Well, I actually was able to shoot a couple of short videos for you yesterday. I find that I feel much more at ease behind my keyboard writing than I do in front of the camera. I suppose that is natural, and I am sure with practice I will get better at it. These are both showing some of the highlights of the new saw. The first one shows the general set up and highlights the tensioning of the saw. I want to stress the point that the knob on the back end of the saw is used to raise and lo...

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Antique Craftsman Scroll Saw Project

06-09-2012 03:55 AM by William | 30 comments »

Some of you probably have figured out by now that I have a love deep in me for old machines. I love old cars, the engines in particular. I love anything old. However, I can’t stand to see something, just because it’s old, to be put on a wall or a shelf to look at. These old tools, especially, were built to last, built to use.This leads into my most recent find. I have aquired a scroll saw. I have practically nothing in it besides gas money and time. So here goes.This is the condit...

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Learning Curve #17: Scrollsaw Stars

11-26-2007 11:38 PM by MsDebbieP | 29 comments »

After being inspired by some beautiful scrollsaw work recently, I thought it was time I did a little practicing at my scroll saw. The WoodI purchased some 1/4” thick poplar—I didn’t want to use pine because it is so fragile and I didn’t want to use walnut for two reasons: 1) it is too hard and 2) After sacrificing some walnut to make my snowman bottle holder I didn’t think I dare sacrifice some more in order to “practice”. The ProcessI put tape ...

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Online Scroll Saw Class - Incredibly Fun Adventures in Scroll Sawing #7: Cutting Inside Corners and Angles

08-20-2011 08:59 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 29 comments »

So far we have looked at how to prepare our wood, choose a blade, cast on and off a piece and cut outside curves and corners. Now it is time we do some inside cutting. Most people associate scroll sawing with cutting fretwork. At first many people don’t understand that in order to cut fretwork pieces, you need to drill entry holes in the ‘waste area’ (or the part of the pattern that drops away when you finish your cut) and thread the blade through that drilled hole ...

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Unorthodox Bandsaw Box #1: Box making steps

12-11-2011 09:42 PM by Jim Jakosh | 28 comments »

My wife asked me when I was going to make her a box to keep our business cards in when we travel. I had made a few boxes but never one upon request- especially from her. So I wanted this to be special. I went about making a bandsaw box in an unconventional way and I was having a problem with the hinge design. One night I had a dream of how to do it and wrote it down right away in the morning. Here are the steps I used to make the box using mainly the bandsaw and the scroll saw for one tough p...

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Guitar pick holder and pendant.

07-08-2011 09:23 PM by Stevinmarin | 27 comments »

Here’s a simple scroll-sawn necklace pendant that holds two guitar picks. Enjoy!

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Norway woodworker #1: My workshop

10-15-2009 03:27 PM by Halling51 | 26 comments »

I want to show my messy workshop. I have too much and too little space. But…I’ll try to give you an idea how it is.

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Woven basket on the Scroll Saw

09-06-2011 08:22 AM by Leldon | 26 comments »

Hi all, I wanted to make this blog in order to show the process I use to make the woven basket that is shown in my projects. This will be my first blog, so bar with me, please! I didn’t come up with this concept of making these baskets, but after making 30 or so I feel I can make them better than the directions the author provided. These plans are available from Scroller Ltd. These are awesome baskets to make. And I sell them for a nice profit considering you are only using tw...

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