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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #832: 'Lacy Wood' (Not Lacewood)

09-28-2012 10:47 AM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 5 comments »

Adding something to things doesn’t always result in improving them. Sometimes the best way to make something better is to take away from it. That is certainly true when you scroll saw. There are so many reasons that I love scroll sawing. I like the way that it is something that doesn’t require a lot of tools. All you pretty much need is a scroll saw and a drill or drill press and you are for the most part good to go. I like that the variety of work you can do with the scrol...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #1481: Some More New Designs

01-23-2015 01:32 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 4 comments »

Today's post will be quick. (Yes! I know I always say that!) But I really will try because I have lots to do today and need to keep moving. We are getting ready for another site update, and hopefully we will have everything in place by tomorrow. Both Keith and I have some new patterns that we want to post and we hope to put some different patterns on special as well. I am still writing up the packets for my two new scroll sawing patterns and I should be done by this afternoon (barrin...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #575: Picture This

01-06-2012 01:27 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 4 comments »

Today is one of those ‘in between’ days. You all know what I mean. I’m kind of finishing up one thing and starting another. I have been working on the pattern packet for the new ornaments yesterday and that took up most of my time. I played around with the pictures for the bulk of the day, trying to get them just right. There are so many things involved with taking pictures. I find that I am always learning and as we all know, learning something new takes a bit of tim...

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Scrolled Wooden Puzzles #2: Alligator and Grasshopper

07-25-2008 02:49 AM by Allison | 4 comments »

My next step has been taken and that is to cut out all the inside pieces with the starter holes. I have done many of these puzzles and normally I have cut them by simply cutting off a letter at a time. Besides the middle of the A’s and R’s and O’s and P’s a person does not even need to place a starter hole in the other places if you are to cut the letters out one at a time. In the letters L,L,I,G, if I were to have cut the letters OFF one at a time then these inside cu...

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HO Scale Furniture Build #1: Building the new saw table

06-06-2010 10:22 PM by OttoH | 4 comments »

Well the gauntlet has been thrown and being the foolhardy individual I am I have accepted the challenge. After a friend of mine saw the Barbie Doll sized furniture (1/6 scale) I made for the Nothing New Except The Glue challenge they said, “I’ll bet you can’t do that in HO scale” and after a long discussion and a friendly wager the challenge was on. I am now trying to figure out how to make a functioning furniture in 1/87 scale. I will start with the easy pieces first and then move on to t...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #1173: New Projects Completed! Time To Write Pattern Packets!

11-23-2013 11:54 AM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 4 comments »

I will get right down to business this morning because I have a LOT that I want to accomplish today! I pretty much finished up the new ornaments and today I need to write instructions for the pattern packet, as well as the ornaments that I showed earlier this week and the “Gloria” candle tray that was featured in the holiday issue of Scrollsaw Woodworks and Crafts magazine so I can get everything on the website and do the site update. Here are pictures of the “Gloria&#...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #455: Sometimes the Simple Things are the Best

09-08-2011 01:14 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 4 comments »

I am the type of person that always tries to do the best work that I can do. I think for the most part this is a good thing and helps me grow as a designer and also as an artist. I have been scrollsawing now for almost 20 years and as time passes, I find myself still learning new techniques and skills. A clear example of this was when I went to New York this past spring and met with other scrollers of all levels. I felt that not only was I the teacher, but at times the student because the...

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Desk Cabinet Project #6: Rounding Second, Headed For Third

03-29-2011 03:22 AM by William | 4 comments »

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #1053: Done With Instructions, On To the Next Projects

06-07-2013 11:46 AM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 4 comments »

I feel very relieved this morning. Yesterday afternoon I finished the written instructions for each of the four projects that are going to be published in the holiday issues of both Creative Woodworks and Crafts magazine and also Scrollsaw Woodworking and Crafts magazine (Yes! I know it is confusing! The only two magazines that I know of that are geared to scroll sawing have such similar names!) While I have been a contributing editor to Creative Woodworks and Crafts for over 15 years, thi...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #1221: Tiny Dancers

01-17-2014 01:01 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 4 comments »

I am running late with my blog this morning. It isn’t because I was being lazy or slept late – actually it was quite the contrary, as I awoke at around 4:30 this morning and starting working – but it is because I was getting a great deal done and didn’t want to stop. But I glanced up at the clock and see that it is after 8:30 now and time for me to report in. So here we go . . . we will do this quickly . . . I had another wonderful and productive day yesterday. I...

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