Sunday, November 12, 2017

Christmas Carolers Scroll Saw Pattern.

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These carolers will need a blank that is 12" X 12". I suggest cutting it from 3/4" thick wood and painting it black. I think the black silhouette effect looks good with this type of pattern but use what looks good to you.



Useful information for Scroll Sawyers, CNC and Laser engravers.

Laser engraved in cast acrylic and on an LED base.

I have received several emails lately asking if I would make my patterns available in a format for the laser engravers.  The good news is that I always have. When I create the pdf file for my scroll saw patterns the pattern pages are embedded as vector files.

These pdf vectors can be imported into Inkscape or other vector graphics program and edited. Inkscape is a free vector graphics program for those of you unfamiliar with the program.

This means anyone can take my patterns and edit them to their hearts content. There is a learning cure to using any vector graphics program but it's worth the effort.

Many of the patterns in my catalog can easily be edited for your laser or even CNC machine. Hundreds of people already do just that. 

Picture and Message form Ed.

Here is a quick message I received from a reader. 

"What I have cut so far. Love this time of year when I can make people happy doing what I enjoy. Busy, but love to make sawdust. I do get a little time to play golf too."

I think that says it all. As craftsmen and women we can add a little happiness to other peoples lives. 
Here is my tip of the day. If you are ever feeling down, make a gift for someone you love. It is almost guaranteed to make you feel better. 

Thanks Ed for the picture and reminding me how much fun it is for us to make other people happy.

If you want to make me happy order some of these personalized Christmas ornaments just like Ed did. Wow that was capitalist self promotion to the highest degree. :)


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