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Monday, January 4, 2010

GEEK ALERT!! Update of Oval Key Chain Pattern Program.

This post is full of geek stuff. I have several readers helping me get the kinks out of this new program and I need to pass along this info. For all of you that are trying the program I appreciate all the help today. Had about 200 emails today with great info. Thanks. For those of you that could care less and just want new patterns I'll get back to pattern designing tomorrow. Thanks for you patience.

This update is still BETA. Still have several things to fix but there are a few things I worked on today that I need to test. If this one does not work for you the link for yesterdays setup file is still good and you can reinstall it.

1. Added a print dialog to set options when you click the print button.
There are still print scaling problems with some printers. The resolution on the printer needs to be set to 600 dpi for correct scaling. This usually means setting the print quality to normal.

2. Added a better length scale and changed the length readout to inches instead of points.
Makes it easier to understand.

3. Added a reset button to put all the sliders back to the starting point.

4. Changed the Kerning slider to the Letter spacing slider. Same thing just used a less geeky title for better clarity.

5. Changed the minimum size the font will go to a smaller number. Have not made up my mind where this should end up. Still looking at it.

6. The program now centers it's self on the screen at startup. On lower resolution monitors it was opening part way off the screen.

A few bugs that I know about are as follows.

1. The small circle does not appear on the saved pattern. I changed the "save Pattern" button to "Export Pattern" to better reflect it's purpose. It's really only there to save the image so you can import it into other programs. I'll be adding an actual save feature later.

2. I have had two reports of the program printing only black squares on the paper instead of the pattern. Sounds like a driver problem but I'm lost on that one so far. Anyone else see this?

3. Looks like the pattern are printing a little smaller than the readout says they are suppose to be. It's off about 1/8".

4. The big issue is the printer resolution problem. The selected printer has to be set to 600 dpi or the pattern will print grossly out of scale. As much as 100% off. It looks like most printers are working but a few are not. When you click the print button and the dialog opens up select the printer properties button on the dialog. Most printers have a quality setting that you can change to "Draft", "Normal" or"Best". It seems that most printers "Normal" quality printer setting is 600 dpi. The "Draft" setting is 300 dpi and "Best" is 1200 dpi. Right now if your printer is set to anything other than 600 dpi a warning message will pop up and tell you the printing is canceled. I hope this is temporary and I can figure out how to compensate for different resolutions of printer settings.

Most features requested are as follows.

1. Multiple patterns per page. (Maybe but tougher than it sounds.)

2. Ability to add graphics to the pattern. (Tough one for my meager programming skills but I'll try.)

3. Ability to save and reload the pattern. (Should be an easy update.)

4. Multiline text on the key chain. (You guys are tough on this old man. I'll try.)

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- There are now two update DVDs for 2013 and 2014. The update DVDs contain just the patterns for that year and are available for $7.50 each. Order all three to have a complete collection.
Here is the link to the order page for all the DVDs.

This DVD contains all the patterns from the Scrollsaw Workshop blog from May 12, 2007 to December 2, 2012. There are 1113 pattern books many with multiple patterns. These are the patterns that are available in the free online catalog. This DVD is for those who wish to have all the patterns and don't wish to try and download hundreds of patterns. Use the DVD for club meetings, sharing with friends and customers, Archiving etc.

No returns are accepted. No refunds. Defective DVDs will be replaced. Please watch the instruction videos to understand what you will receive.

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Create a Family Heirloom. Download The Jigsaw Puzzle Template Book. Only $7.00

Create one of a kind jig saw puzzles. Imagine how thrilled they will be when you create a hand cut wooden jigsaw puzzle of their photograph. Wedding and anniversary photos, birthday or special occasion.
Watch this video demonstration to see of the templates being used to create a wedding puzzle.

You will be directed to the download page after your purchase for instant download.

This pattern book contains the following size patterns

5x5 25 piece

4x6 24 piece

5x7 35 piece

8x10 80 piece

4x6 96 piece

5x7 140 piece

8x10 320 piece

Important: On the successful payment page click the Return to Merchant button to be directed to the download page. This pattern book contains only the puzzle patterns. No pictures are included. The book is in Adobe pdf format and requires Adobe Reader to view. This is a download only. If you wish to pay by check please include an email address and I will send the file to you. I can not mail a disk or print of the book.

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.

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.
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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.
Download the Free Oval Key Chain Pattern Maker. Create Oval key chain patterns in seconds.
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Philip Lowndes Noah's Arc Pattern Available. Watch the video below.

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