Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Music Staff Clock Scroll Saw Pattern. Fidget Spinner update. New contest open.
If your child or grand child take music lessons. This could be a nice gift for their teacher. The pattern book has two sizes. The small clock is just over nine inches long. The large clock is over fifteen inches.

When you but you clock movement make sure you get the one for the thickness of wood you use. In the pattern I call for 1/2" thick wood for the small clock and 3/4" for the large one. 

You can find all the sizes you need at Bear Woods at this link. While you are buying the movement make sure you pick out the correct hands. The lengths for the hands are specified in the pattern.

I used a blue print out of a circle as a backer so the movement does not show through the fretwork. The color circles are included in the pattern and are optional. If you use them I suggest high quality photo paper for better durability.  
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I may not post instructions every day so remember to visit the blog every day and enter.

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Small Fidget Spinner
I know many of you thought I had lost my marbles when I posted the pattern for the Fidget Spinner the other day. Remember when I told you they were hot. Well that video has almost 10,000 views in four days and the pattern has been downloaded more than any other this year. 

These views and downloads are not coming from scroll sawyers for the most part. They are coming from outsiders because the project is so popular right now. I was even contacted by a company out of China who wants me to do a video review of their $50 Fidget Spinner. They were willing to pay. 

I mentioned in the last post that I would design a small spinner. That is the one in the picture. I updated the pattern to include this spinner also. You can download it at this link .

This one is much easier to use and fits small hands better.

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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
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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.

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Philip Lowndes Noah's Arc Pattern Available. Watch the video below.

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