Monday, September 25, 2017

Have a Very Merry Christmas Scroll Saw Pattern.

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This Christmas plate is 7.5 inches in diameter. The backer board can be painted red or green in Christmas colors.
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Talking Statistics: 50,000,000 milestone.

It's been a while since I added up the stats so I was surprised that we had reached a cool milestone. Since the blog started in 2007 there have been 50 million patterns downloaded from the Scrollsaw Workshop. That's almost a bunch. 

I remember when I reached 100 patterns downloaded I was shocked. I never dreamed that these kinds of numbers were going to happen. It has been a great experience.

There a several other statistics that I track but I won't bore you with the details. Let me just say thank you for making the Scrollsaw Workshop a fun place for me to work everyday. 
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Order you Personalized Christmas Ornament Patterns:

I will be designing display boxes for the three primary Christmas Ornaments. I know some of you have been waiting patiently for those box patterns. I want to come up with a different design this year for the boxes but it's difficult to make a better box. Boxes have pretty much been perfected. :) I will do my best to get them completed this week.
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Bear Woods Giveaway coming to an end soon:

The Bear Woods sponsored Pegas scroll saw blade giveaway is in the home stretch. Only 5 days left to get your entries in. Remember that you can enter every day. Each of the three random drawn winners will receive six dozen Pegas scroll saw blades of their choice from Bear Woods.

If you need blades, clock parts, picture framing supplies or any of the other wood crafting supplies then visit Bear Woods. Bear Woods has been in the business of serving the wood crafting community for over 30 years. Let them serve you. 
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The Simply Wooden Creations Scroll Saw Artist Challenge Starts Soon:

Russ Claridy from Simply Wooden Creations will be doing the Scroll Saw Artist Challengs starting this October 1st. The theme this year will be clocks. Click the graphic above and use the coupon code CLOCKS-2017 to receive a 10% discount. You can pick up you clock parts and save a little money also. Bear Woods is sponsoring the contest this year and is offering a $150 gift certificater to first place. I have also thrown in $100 for second place and $50 for third place. That's $300 in gift certificates you have a chance to win.

Let me talk about how Russ does his contests. You have to build a project with the contests theme in mind. You can use your own pattern or a pattern you have received form another source. The project has to be built primarily with the scroll saw. You can use other tools to dimension your wood and other basic woodworking processes. 

You have to take either video or still pictures while you build the project. Nothing fancy just follow you progress.

The video or picture slide show has to be uploaded to YouTube. If you do not have a YouTube account you will have to open one to be able to enter the contest. It's simple and it's free. I have told Russ I would help by making a video tutorial on how to start a YouTube account and upload your video.

Russ will be doing a tutorial on how to take your pictures and turn them into a video slide show that you can upload. We will be getting these completed soon so watch for them here on my blog.

Start thinking about your project because the contest starts October 1st. More details will be coming as the date gets here.

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Please support our monthly giveaway sponsor. Bear Woods,
your source for Pegas scroll saw blades and craft supplies.
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Do you need a source for scroll saw ready boards?
Look no more because Heritage Wood Specialties is
the source you have been looking for.

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 shipping. This is a data DVD that you will use on your computer to watch the video tutorial  


Purchase the entire Scrollsaw Workshop pattern catalog for offline access.
This DVD has 1,964 patterns published from 2007 thru 2016.
The DVD is $20 plus shipping. Ships to 60 countries around the world.

You can view a video showing use of the DVD on a Windows PC and a MAC at this link

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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.


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Heritage Wood Specialties. Scroll saw ready boards!


Heritage Wood Specialties is a nationally recognized supplier of superior quality hardwoods to fine woodworkers across the US and Canada. Novice hobbyists and experienced enthusiasts alike can enjoy the high quality woodworking materials and kits available from Heritage Wood Specialties. Great source for scroll saw ready boards.

Seyco

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Seyco began business in 1986 with the goal to supply the best customer support and quality products in the scroll saw industry. I have worked with Seyco on many occasions and I can tell you they are simply the best. Please do yourself a favor and click the image above. Steve Good

Free Pattern Catalog. 1000's of free patterns.

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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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