Sunday, January 1, 2017

Chess Scroll Saw Pattern.
It is estimated that 600 million people are active chess players around the world. Magnus Carlsen is widely considered the greatest chess player alive today. He became a Grandmaster at the age of 13. Magnus is rated #1 in the world and is only 26 years old. 

Check out this short video of Magnus beating Bill Gates in a casual game that lasts only a couple of minutes. It took 9 moves. Just for fun.
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Grumpy old man word art pattern. I used to be grumpy but now I'm just cantankerous. If all goes well I plan to become crabby.
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 Gene Connor from Parkersburg, West Virginia.

Gene, I will be sending your email address to Bear Woods so they can issue your Gift Certificate. Thank you to all the people who entered this month. We had 741 people participate this month which is almost 300 more than last month. Thanks go out to Bear Woods for sponsoring the giveaway. I will start the next giveaway in a few days for January.

Out with 2016 in with 2017. I hope you had a successful and happy 2016. My year had some highs and lows. I retired, my daughter got married and my mother passed away. The year was certainly memorable but I'm ready for a calmer 2017.  

I want to thank all of you for allowing me to make patterns and share them with the world. The scrolling community is a great group to serve and I appreciate you all very much.

I had a little under a million visitors to the blog for the year.
I sent out 9,764,778 email newsletters for the year.(These are all subscribers. No Spam)
There are currently 31,398 subscribers to the email newsletter. If you are not a subscriber click here
I wrote 311 posts this year. That's up from 253 posts for 2015. My high was in 2010 when I wrote 367 posts. That will be hard to beat.
Pattern download statistics have been broken for the last couple of years so I have lost track. It's in the tens of millions.

Over all I am pleased with the blogs growth. I still get email every week telling me I helped get someone into the hobby. That makes my day. I will try my best to continue to serve the community in 2017. Thank you all. I wish you a successful 2017.

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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 pictu