Don"t miss a single FREE scroll saw pattern. Sign up now!

Enter your email below and you will receive an email anytime I add a new post. You will always know when there is a new pattern or video demonstration.

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Subscribers



All the additional content is below the daily content. Scroll down to find free software, Scrollers T-Shirts, My Pattern DVD Archive, Jigsaw Puzzle patterns and more.

Monday, April 19, 2010

You guys and gals blow my mind!



Okay, I should have know I could count on you guys and gals. The new Scrollsaw Workshop Community Forum got off to an incredible start. Over 500 registered users the first 24 hours. Heading toward 700 posts of great comments and information from several countries around the world.

I'm sure there will be a few glitches as I learn how to effectively maintain the forum. So far just minor problems have crept up (fingers crossed). I have a couple moderators lined up who will start helping out in the next couple days. Please give them your utmost cooperation while they learn the ropes.

Ask questions if you have them and we will try to answer as best we can. Remember the forum software is complicated to operate so we might have to take the question and get back to you later. Just be patient while get the ball rolling.

Thanks again and if you have not stopped by the forum we invite you to give it a try.

On another note I am hoping to completely replace the Reader Photo Gallery soon. The one we have is horrible. The new one, if all goes well will allow user uploads and comments. If you have submitted photos recently I am holding them for the new forum. Now if I can just figure out how to make the dang thing work. :)

Special Project Shared by Mike Conolly. Secret Lock Box


Hey guys, I have a special project to share with you all today. Mike Conolly sent me this project he designed. It is a secret locking box. After you close the box and install the end pieces it will not be at all obvious how to reopen it. It's a nice simple design and should be pretty easy to make.

I drew up the plans from Mike's specs so I hope they are not too confusing. Study the pictures before you start and work out your strategy for construction.

I did not include the ornamental piece on top because Mike did not send that to me but you can add whatever design you like to make it your own.

Take a minute to go to Mike's ETSY site and take a look around.

Thanks Mike. We all appreciate the effort you put into this design. Nice work.







We are on our way to the deadline for the giveaway. Win a one year subscription to the "Scroll Saw woodworking and Crafts Magazine". Make sure you visit the blog everyday and find the scroll saw picture link to enter. Simply find and click the scroll saw to enter. It's easy. It's free and you might just win. What are you waiting for? Go find the scroll saw now.

The Scrollsaw Workshop is primarily supported by donations. If you enjoy this Blog and would like to make a donation please click this link. Your support is greatly appreciated.
Make A Donation

CATALOG DVD $20+ Shipping


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.

PC Instructions Video:

MAC Instructions VIDEO:

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

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.
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.
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

Sheila Landry Designs

Sue Mey Scroll saw artist

Sue Mey Scroll saw artist
Make sure you visit my good friend Sue. She is one of the finest scroll saw pattern designers in the world today. .

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

Flying Dutchman. The blades recommended by Steve Good

Why do I recommend the Flying Dutchman blades? I could say they are high quality, sharp and consistent. That would be a good reason. I could say the price per blade is great and that would be an excellent reason. Those are the reasons I buy them but I recommend them because I like doing business with Mike at Mike's Workshop. When I send a reader of the Scrollsaw Workshop to Mike he takes care of them. That makes me look good and keeps my readers coming back.

Help support The Scrollsaw Workshop with a small donation

If you think the free patterns and videos are worth a tip, this is my tip jar.
*Donations are processed securely through Paypal.

*You do not need a paypal account to donate.

*I do not see your credit card information.

*Your email address will not be sold or given away.

*You can donate any amount.

Email me for my snail mail address if you are not comfortable donating online.

email

Thank You.

_____________________________________

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.
__________________________
Disclaimer:
The Scrollsaw Workshop Blog is in no way affiliated with or sponsored by Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts Magazine formerly (Scroll Saw Workshop Magazine) or it's publisher Fox Chapel Publishing.

Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts