Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Sweethearts Scroll Saw Pattern. USB Pattern Catalog Ready to Ship.



A small Sweethearts sculpture for Valentines Day. This is a quick one. Six cuts, sanding and some glue and you are finished. You will be able you use up some of those small scraps in the scrap bin for this one. Just don't tell your sweetheart you used scraps.

USB Pattern Catalog ready to ship... Supplies limited. $23 plus $3.50 Shipping U.S. Only....


I have 20 drives ready to ship. These will be first come first serve. I have 20 more on the way. I don't know what the demand for these will be so I'm going to go slow at first. I will just backorder when I run out. I can get more drives in two days so the delay should not be bad. 

You will not make payment until your drive is ready to ship. I will send an email invoice for payment. When payment is received I will ship the drive. I will hold the order for three days for payment after the invoice is sent. If you will be sending a check for payment I will ship the drive after I receive the check. Please let me know you will be paying my check when you receive the invoice so I can hold the drive.

In case you missed the announcement the other day, here is what this is. Every year I put all of the patterns in my online catalog on a DVD. These have sold well but more and more people don't have DVD drives on their newer computers. I have decided to add a USB drive so you will have options.

This does not replace the DVD. It will still be available. You can order the DVD below.

I am still working on a file download option. Hopefully coming soon.....


Rikon 51-200 12-Inch Disc Sander.

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I received an email from a reader asking me what sanders I use in my shop. I have several and sent her the list. She emailed me back and ask which one was the most useful. That was a difficult choice but I think the 12-inch disc sander is where I would start. 

I have owned the Rikon Disc sander for a few years. Before I bought this 12-inch sander I used a combination belt/disc sander. The Disc on that entry-level machine was 6 inches and not very useful.
The Rikon 12-inch disc gets the job done in a hurry with its 1/2HP motor. I use this machine a lot and it has been very reliable. 

The rack and pinion table adjustment is solid and works well. The included dust port does a better job than I expected for a machine that loves to make dust.  The table is nice and large which is always a plus. The included miter gauge is only so-so but honestly, I don't use it much anyway. 

It took me a while to upgrade to this sander because the price is a bit steep at $299 but it has been worth the investment for me. I use it on almost every project so the I need something that will hold up. The Rikon has done well for me.

If you are looking to move up to a better disc sander then take a look at the Rikon. 

While you are at it pick up one of these abrasive belt and disc cleaners.  If you do not have one of these you need one for all your sanding belts and discs. They keep the sand paper like new.




$12 per sheet of 12 coins plus $3.50 shipping
Inlay with a 1" Forstner Bit.
The perfect way to sign your work.

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Email Newsletter Readers: Remember that the Newsletter is just a copy of the daily blog post. To see the post in it's proper formatting click this link. If you ever misplace a pattern or any item you see here you can always find it on the blog. Everything stays on the blog forever. 

Products for your consideration:


Every Scrollsaw Workshop Pattern from 2007-2018 in DVD


Purchase the entire Scrollsaw Workshop pattern catalog for offline access.

This DVD has over 2,600 patterns published from 2007 thru 2018.
The DVD is $20 plus shipping. Ships to 60 countries around the world.
If you use the DVD on a Windows PC there is a simple viewer program to browse through the patterns.

The DVD also works fine on a MAC. The viewer program is not MAC compatible but there is an included PDF with all the patterns shown as thumbnails for easy viewing.


Scroll Saw Pattern Design Tutorial: DVD
Let me teach you to create a beautiful wooden portrait pattern. I will show you everything you need from start to finish. The video will show you the free software program you can download for Windows or Mac OS. I will show you how to install the program and configure it for best results. 
Then I will show you the technique to take your photograph and make a pattern from it. When the pattern is complete we will go in the shop and cut it.
The DVD is $10 plus shippingThis is a data DVD that you will use on your computer to watch the video tutorial  


Unique Wooden Vases:
Want to create beautiful wooden vases on the scroll saw?
My two "Wooden Vases on the Scroll Saw" books make it easy.

The books are $12 each and available for instant download after purchase. Click for Video Demonstration.


The Scrollsaw Workshop is primarily supported by donations. If you enjoy this Blog and would like to make a donation please click this Button. Your support is greatly appreciated. 
https://www.stevedgood.com/donate2.html

My Sponsors:
Support the businesses who support our community.
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Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Love You Roses Scroll Saw Pattern.



This bundle of "Love You Roses" is over ten inches tall. In the pattern, I show both the roses and the backer board as 1/4" thick. This is one of those patterns that you can change things up and use different thicknesses. It will be a bit fragile but you can probably eliminate the backer board.

Let's talk for a minute about selecting wood for a pattern like this that is somewhat fragile. A couple of things to avoid. Don't try this pattern with a wood that has a coarse grain. Red Oak is a good wood to avoid on this type of pattern. The open grain will break easily. 

The scroll saw blade will also have a tendency to try to follow the grain making it difficult to follow the pattern line. There is not very much room for error on this pattern so you need to cut reasonably accurately.

Don't use cheap plywood. I can almost guarantee a broke piece if you do. If you choose ply go with a high-quality ply like Baltic birch. The extra plies give it superior strength.


Heritage Wood Specialties web site problems:

Hey, guys, I have had a few emails letting me know that Heritage Wood Specialties web page is throwing up 404 errors. I contacted Tim and he said they are aware of the problems and working to fix them. He said it might take a few days. I'll keep you posted when the problems are fixed.

If you need to contact them here is their number 800-524-4184.





Project Share from Guy Snell:


Several days ago I posted the pattern for this mother and child segmentation sculpture. Several of you emailed me to say you enjoyed cutting and sculpting the project. I especially enjoyed receiving this photo from Guy Snell. He cut the project from two species and made these beautiful contrasting color sculptures. 

Here is the email from Guy.

I wanted you to know how much I have and continue to enjoy this pattern.

I did a few minor changes in the workup: first I made two with walnut and cherry, then swapped out portions to get two-tone finished pieces. I also cut out the 1” frame and mother first, then thickness planed the background to about ½” thick before processing them. My little belt sander worked great for the various sculpting. Finally, I put on a small “free-Stand” rather than a hanger. Finish is a semi-gloss urethane spray.

Thank you as always for the work that you do.

Thanks, Guy.

The pattern is in my online catalog if you missed it. Just search "Mother and Child".
If you look for the pattern now it is still on the first page but will fall off sometime this week.


Math Gurus solved my problem: Thank you.


I had dozens of emails with answers to yesterday's questions I posted. Several people offered charts with the formula built in. Another group knew how to solve the problem with the formula. It took me a while to read through all the answers but I think I have it down now. Thank you so much for the help.

Albert Baggetta sent me this easy to follow formula. This pretty well set me straight. Using this formula I calculated the angle at 382 degrees. That's about what I thought it should be. Thanks Al.





I am always happy to pass along special offers from Sue.
Here is her latest Valentine themed e-Magazine and offers.


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Note: The items listed are linked to the website.
Click on either the Description or the Image for it to open there.

Visit the Special Offers category for my e-Magazines.

Check out my YouTube channel
This issue is dedicated to Valentine’s Day and I have included
both simple cuts and a few more intricate projects. 
I hope you enjoy making them! To see the table of contents, 
click the image below and scroll down the page to 'Description'.
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Available in Special Offers category are pattern sets at reduced prices.
There are great deals on seven digital books, a variety of 
pattern collections, and a selection of e-Magazines.
Patterns purchased from my website are conveniently
delivered as downloads to your computer for immediate printing and use.
All patterns are available in vector format on request.

2007-2018 Scrollsaw Workshop Catalog DVD Now Available. $20

$20 plus shipping

For those of you who have been waiting for the update, it is now available to order.

For those of you who are new here are the details. 

Every year in January I compile all the scroll saw patterns that I have designed and put them on a DVD. The DVD includes every pattern from 2007-present. Currently, that is over 2,600 patterns.

Why should you buy the DVD? These are the same patterns that are in my free online catalog. You do not have to buy the DVD to have access to the patterns.

The DVD is produced because so many people asked for it. People want to have the patterns available locally. In some cases, they want the patterns for their club library. Others like the ease of searching the patterns on their local computer. Many people buy the DVD just to support what I do.

The #1 reason I have been told that the DVD catalog is needed is that they fear I will go offline and all the pattern will be gone forever. 

Whatever your reason I truly appreciate you purchasing the DVD. The sales from this product go a long way to support what I do here on the blog. 



$12 per sheet of 12 coins plus $3.50 shipping
Inlay with a 1" Forstner Bit.
The perfect way to sign your work.

- -

Email Newsletter Readers: Remember that the Newsletter is just a copy of the daily blog post. To see the post in it's proper formatting click this link. If you ever misplace a pattern or any item you see here you can always find it on the blog. Everything stays on the blog forever. 

Products for your consideration:


Every Scrollsaw Workshop Pattern from 2007-2018 in DVD


Purchase the entire Scrollsaw Workshop pattern catalog for offline access.

This DVD has over 2,600 patterns published from 2007 thru 2018.
The DVD is $20 plus shipping. Ships to 60 countries around the world.
If you use the DVD on a Windows PC there is a simple viewer program to browse through the patterns.

The DVD also works fine on a MAC. The viewer program is not MAC compatible but there is an included PDF with all the patterns shown as thumbnails for easy viewing.


Scroll Saw Pattern Design Tutorial: DVD
Let me teach you to create a beautiful wooden portrait pattern. I will show you everything you need from start to finish. The video will show you the free software program you can download for Windows or Mac OS. I will show you how to install the program and configure it for best results. 
Then I will show you the technique to take your photograph and make a pattern from it. When the pattern is complete we will go in the shop and cut it.
The DVD is $10 plus shippingThis is a data DVD that you will use on your computer to watch the video tutorial  


Unique Wooden Vases:
Want to create beautiful wooden vases on the scroll saw?
My two "Wooden Vases on the Scroll Saw" books make it easy.

The books are $12 each and available for instant download after purchase. Click for Video Demonstration.


The Scrollsaw Workshop is primarily supported by donations. If you enjoy this Blog and would like to make a donation please click this Button. Your support is greatly appreciated. 
https://www.stevedgood.com/donate2.html

My Sponsors:
Support the businesses who support our community.
Home of Pegas scroll saw blades.



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Heritage Wood Specialties. Scroll saw ready boards!


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Seyco

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Free Pattern Catalog. 1000's of free patterns.

http://www.stevedgood.com/catalog/

Thousands of FREE scroll saw patterns. No registration or signup required.

The projects form these patterns can be sold without restrictions. The patterns cannot be sold.

Click her for the Free Online Catalog.

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Wooden Vases on the Scroll Saw Book $12 Each

http://www.stevedgood.com/woodenvases.html
Each digital book is available for download immediately after payment.
The books are $12 per edition and contains eight unique patterns each.
Watch the following video to see how easy these beautiful scroll saw vases
are to make. 

Order the $3 pdf Catalog

This is a PDF of all the patterns in my free catalog. It is for Windows only and has a program to automatically download the pattern to your computer. Please watch the video below before you order. Click the picture to order.
http://www.stevedgood.com/swpd/swpdorderpage.html
You do not need a PayPal account to order. At the bottom of the PayPal page is a button that will allow you to pay with a credit card. After successful payment click the Return to Merchant button for the download.

Stencil Printer 1.7

Stencil Printer Instruction Video.

The Scrollsaw Workshop Stencil Printer 1.7 is my latest software for creating patterns. It will create key chain fobs, desk name plates and more. Click the image above to download the latest version. It is free to use donationware. This software is for Windows PC only.

Scroll Saw Pattern Printer update 1.1

Scroll Saw Pattern Printer update 1.1
Download the Free Scroll Saw Pattern Printer Version 1.1. Create name patterns in seconds. Windows PC only.
Download Version 1.1
Please consider a $5 donation for The Scroll Saw Pattern Printer v1.1.

Scroll Saw Keychain Pattern Maker

Use the Scroll Saw Keychain Maker to start a small keychain business. Build yourself a nice display and make up severl keychains with common names. Sell at craft shows, on Ebay or at work. Everyone needs a keychain. Take custom orders. Heck just make them and give them away as gifts. It's all made easy with the Scroll Saw Keychain Maker. Watch the video demonstration then download the file below and get started with the fun.
The following link will start the download process. After the file download is complete just click the setup file and the program will be installed. Please consider a $5 donation for the program.

Download the Oval Keychain Pattern Maker.

Enjoy designing and printing these great personalized key chains. Give them as gifts, make them for fun or sell them at craft shows. It's easy, just watch the video demo then download and install the program. You will be designing these fun projects in minutes. Windows PC only.
Download the Free Oval Key Chain Pattern Maker. Create Oval key chain patterns in seconds.
Download Version .9a
Please consider a $5 donation for The Oval Key Chain Pattern Maker.

T-Shirts and More.

T-Shirts and More.
Show your love for the hobby and support the Scrollsaw Workshop. Safe and secure order fullfilled by CafePress. Take a look. You are sure to find something you like. CLICK THE IMAGE to visit the store.

The Lifter

Papa's Custom Patterns.

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Philip Lowndes Noah's Arc Pattern Available. Watch the video below.

This video is from Philip Lowndes. He is the designer of this beautiful Noah's Arc puzzle pattern. If you would like the pattern follow the link below.
Buy This Wonderful Heirloom Puzzle Pattern

Think Safety

Remember to keep the safety of yourself and others in your work shop in your thoughts at all times. Always wear eye and ear protection. Follow all the manufactures warnings that came with your power tools. If I demonstrate something on this web site that you don't feel is safe, don't do it. Your safety is your responsibility. Fingers are handy things, try to keep all of them.
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