Friday, August 31, 2018

If you ate today... Thank a farmer. Scroll Saw Pattern.


8" Farmers Tribute Plaque.

As of 2012, there were 2.1 million farms in the US. Those farms cover 915 million acres and produce food and other raw materials for use in the US and around the world. The number of farms is on the decline. Down over 4% in the last few years. Another interesting fact is that the average farmer is getting older. In 1982 the average farmer was 50.5 years old. As of 2012 the average age was 58.3. I suspect that the children of farmers are leaving the farms for other opportunities. That is concerning if it is true.


$12 for a set of 12 coins plus $3.50 shipping.
All current orders have been shipped.

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Let me teach you to create a beautiful wooden portrait pattern. I will show you everything you need from start to finish. The video will show you the free software program you can download for Windows or Mac OS. I will show you how to install the program and configure it for best results. 
Then I will show you the technique to take your photograph and make a pattern from it. When the pattern is complete we will go in the shop and cut it.
The DVD is $10 plus shipping. This is a data DVD that you will use on your computer to watch the video tutorial  



Every Scrollsaw Workshop Pattern from 2007-2017 in DVD
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This DVD has 2,300 patterns published from 2007 thru 2017.
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If you use the DVD on a Windows PC there is a simple viewer program to browse through the patterns.

The DVD also works fine on a MAC. The viewer program is not MAC compatible but there is an included PDF with all the patterns shown as thumbnails for easy viewing. 

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Thursday, August 30, 2018

Round Spider Box Scroll Saw Pattern.


Spiderman phoned me and asked for a box to keep his spidy ring and spidy watch in. He wanted something small that he could sit on his bedside spidy table. I told him I would give it a shot.

Round Spider Box

Scrollsaw Workshop Free Online Catalog:


This is a reminder about what happens to my patterns after they are posted on the blog. I receive a lot of emails asking me to resend a pattern. I don't do that because they are all in my free online catalog. You can visit the catalog and find all my patterns ready to be downloaded. 

The patterns are all in categories and are searchable by keyword. The main page loads with the last 12 patterns showing.  There are thousands of free patterns available in my catalog.

I am often asked if it is okay to sell the projects made from my patterns. I do not put any restrictions on the projects made from my patterns, You can make and sell as many as you like.

I do put some restrictions on the patterns. They cannot be sold. They cannot be hosted on another website. They cannot be included on any disk of patterns to be resold other than the DVD I sell. I ask that if you give the patterns to another scroller that you keep the title page with the pattern. 

If you take the pattern to a commercial printer they may refuse to make copies for you because of copyright issues. On the bottom of the cover page, there is a sentence that gives them permission to make copies for you. Just show them that sentence.

I receive a lot of requests to alter an existing pattern. I usually don't do this unless it is to correct an error. That does not mean I never do it. It's fine to ask. If I have the time I will try to do it for you. Just understand that I may not have the time. This is especially true during the Holiday months at the end of the year. October thru December are extremely busy for me. 

All the pattern in my online catalog are free but I am appreciative of donations. Any amount is greatly appreciated. Large donations make me jump up on my desk and dance. It's not a pretty sight and I often fall and hurt myself. Because of this, I ask that you keep the donations small. 



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Show your pride in your work.
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Inlay with a 1" Forstner bit.

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