Thursday, November 1, 2007

Red Skelton Scroll Saw Portrait

I don't usually do scroll saw portraits but I get so many request for them I thought I would design a few. This is a portrait of Red Skelton. I grew up watching his variety show. Not only was Red a great comedian and performer he was also a fantastic artist. He made his
Freddie the Freeloader character famous on his television show then after his retirement he spent his time painting. This is one of his paintings. They can sell for thousands of dollars.

Red spent his early years in vaudeville, Broadway and radio. He also appeared in more than 30 films.
In 1951 CBS hired Skelton to star in his own variety show where he made famous characters such as Freddie the Freeloader and Gertrude & Heathcliff. Red ended each show with the phrase "Good night and may God bless". The world lost Red Skelton in 1997 at the age of 84.

Now for your listening pleasure "A Christmas Story" staring Red Skelton.

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Decorative Robe Hanger Patterns

If you are looking for some simple patterns to use up that scrap wood in your shop this pattern book might help. There are more than twenty patterns in this book. All the patterns are quite simple and would be easy patterns for young scrollers to learn with.

The hardware is inexpensive and can be found at most hardware stores. Use the hanger as a template for drilling the holes in the plaque. You can then use the screws that come with the hardware to mount the plaque to the wall.

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Pattern by Lydia

Lydia, a reader of the Scrollsaw Workshop has been working on her pattern design skills in Corel Draw. She has generously contributed a pattern to our readers.

Lydia, I know you have been working through some of the video tutorials. You are making great progress. One word of caution though. Designing patterns may be addictive. Watch for the symptoms. Forgetting to go to bed, consuming large quantities of Pepsi and worst of all, explaining to friends what a bezier curve is.

Thanks again Lydia. Keep up the great work and I'll be happy to post any pattern you would like to share with us.

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Wooden Vases on the Scroll Saw Book $12 Each
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.
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.
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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. Windows PC only.
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.

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.
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