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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #393: Preparing Patterns

07-07-2011 01:13 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 4 comments »

I woke up this morning to a sunny and hazy day. Although the sun was just rising, I already could tell it was going to be a hot day. Yesterday was probably one of the warmest days of the year here so far. It was sticky and still and slightly uncomfortable. I spent as much time as I could out on the small deck with Pancakes, my kitty, as it was slightly cooler there, but I didn’t have a lot of things that I could do outside, as I needed to do work on my computer. So I sucked it up a...

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Online Scroll Saw Class - Incredibly Fun Adventures in Scroll Sawing #1: Introduction - Sign Up and Objective

07-05-2011 02:57 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 147 comments »

Hi, Everybody! My name is Sheila Landry, although many of you may know me as ‘Scrollgirl’. I’ve had that nickname for over fifteen years now and chose it because I LOVE SCROLL SAWING! I work as a contributing editor for Creative Woodworks and Crafts magazine and I also have my own pattern business called Sheila Landry Designs where I sell my original scroll saw and painting patterns. I was asked by MsDebbie if I would like to host an online scroll saw class here on...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #390: Lots of Little Things Accomplished

07-04-2011 01:02 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 6 comments »

It’s going to storm here today, it seems. It actually looks quite gloomy. That’s OK though, as I have lots of indoor things to do today and being inside will help me stay on them and get them done. Although it is a holiday in the US, it is a pretty normal Monday here in Canada. I wonder if there will be any mail yet, as it is quite slow in getting back up and running. I had a really good day yesterday. I cleaned up a lot of odds and ends and got things set up for the 72 ska...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #386: Moving To Another Deadline

06-30-2011 12:07 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 6 comments »

I am kind of working in several directions at once these days. That tends to happen when deadlines are coming up and we are in crunch time. I worked on my spider web candle tray and got it sanded and oiled. I also picked on the little charm pieces and got them to where I wanted them. At first I did them and I think they were a bit large. I wanted them smaller than the larger spider that I showed yesterday, but they had to be big enough that the legs wouldn’t be even more fragile a...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #385: Along Came a Spider . . .

06-29-2011 01:21 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 13 comments »

I worked on another candle tray yesterday. I did decide to go with the Halloween them for the time being. Whether it is the right or wrong decision, only time will tell but I wanted to go with my gut this time just to see what would happen. The design I came up with was pretty simple. In cutting it, I found that it was on of the easiest things I have made in a long time. (really) Simple isn’t bad thougha (we talked about that before) and it will be very easy for a new scroll sa...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #383: Decisions, Decisions

06-27-2011 01:52 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 5 comments »

It seems to be one of those days where I am a bit unsettled on which direction to go next. I have about a week left for the deadline on the catalog that gets mailed in early September and I am not quite certain what to do next for submissions. Traditionally, this edition of the catalog is the kick-off for new Christmas items for the upcoming holiday season, but it also introduces many Halloween items too. Since it is probably the last of the large mailings to customers prior to Halloween...

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Black Oak Burl Slabs

06-27-2011 01:35 AM by OregonBurls | 9 comments »

Just cut into these Saturday 25th!Just beautiful!!!

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My First Bastone Walnut Burl!

06-27-2011 01:30 AM by OregonBurls | 6 comments »

When I was slabbing it you could definately smell the walnut but it was different from the Claro and English. These have great dark black lines that are marbled. Beautiful white sap wood and hart wood. These are pics of some of the slabs. Cutting Wood Is A Blast!!!

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #382: Meet Fiona - The Halloween Witch (Pretty Scary!)

06-26-2011 12:47 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 9 comments »

I had such a good time yesterday finishing up my latest project. Each step and addition I made to it made it look a little better. Building stuff like this is so much fun and I really get a lot of satisfaction out of making these little replicas. The hardest thing for me to do was to be patient and let the glue dry for each step. I knew if I didn’t wait, I would have a mess on my hands. I forced myself to walk away after each piece or set of pieces was glued and try to get busy on ...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #381: Taking My Time and Enjoying the Creation Process

06-25-2011 12:58 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 2 comments »

I love to build things and play. From the time I was small, some of my favorite things were building sets and play sets. When I was young and we lived with my grand parents, they had this farm set that was really cool. The barn was metal and it had a green metal tractor with chipped paint that pulled a little plastic wagon. The plastic fence kind of hooked together but it never wanted to stand on the carpet, which was frustrating. There were these little flat strips of plastic material ...

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