Saturday, December 24, 2016

Four Layer Old Time Church Scene Scroll Saw Pattern.
I have all four layers specked to be cut from 1/4" thick material in this pattern. The widest board is just under eight inches. I think the best solution might be to use 1/4" thick Baltic Birch plywood for all four layers. I would stan and paint the layers like the above simulated picture. The front layer is painted black. The second layer is stained a medium dark. The third layer is natural blonde and the back layer is stained dark. I think this give a nice contrast.

Sometime when people see these simulated layered projects they don't get a good visual clue as to how they are assembled. If you open the pattern and look at it you should see how it works. Just cut the patterns as shown and stack glue the layers together. 

I often get asked about what glue I use. For this type of layered project I use super glue with an accelerator. Wood glue is just too messy for a project like this. Strategically place several dots of super glue. Spray the opposite side with the accelerator and hold the pieces together for a few seconds. Make sure you put the pieces together accurately because you won't get a second chance. You might have 1 second or less to adjust. 

If you do use wood glue just be very careful with squeeze out. Also be careful that the layers don't shift before they dry. A little known trick to prevent slipping is to put just a few grains of salt on top of the glue. Now when you clamp the pieces together that are much less likely to move on you.
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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. 

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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.
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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.