Sunday, June 3, 2018

Father's Day Plaque.

This is a project that you and your siblings can give to dad on Father's Day. Let him know he is your hero.


The latest update of the $3 PDF catalog is now available. This is version 14.

The $3 PDF catalog has been updated with the latest patterns through June 3, 2018. If you have purchased this accessory catalog then you can use the Pattern Downloader software to download the latest version. Just start the program and click the check for updates link.

If you are using the MAC or other versions that do not use the Downloader software then use the link you bookmarked when you purchased the catalog to check for updates. You can also check for the update on the online pattern downloader page if you use that feature.

For those of you not familiar with the $3 PDF catalog accessory here is what it is. This is simply a large PDF with thumbnails of all my patterns. This makes it easy to browse through the thousands of patterns very easily. You can then use the downloader to type the name of the pattern and have it downloaded to your computer or device for printing.

Here is a link to the order page. The page has a video showing how it works. 

iPad Pro and Apple pencil portrait pattern demonstration:

Earlier in the week, I mentioned that I sometimes use the iPad Pro and Apple pencil to create portrait style scroll saw patterns. I had a few requests to show how this is done. I put together a video demonstrations of the technique. The video is about ten minutes and will probably give you enough information to use the technique. It is not a complete tutorial. That would just take too much time. 

I am not recommending that you buy an iPad and Apple pencil to create these patterns. That is a pretty expensive setup. If you have a new iPad or iPad pro that is compatible with the Apple pencil then you may find this useful.  
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Products for your consideration:

Scroll Saw Pattern Design Tutorial: DVD
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
Purchase the entire Scrollsaw Workshop pattern catalog for offline access.

This DVD has 2,300 patterns published from 2007 thru 2017.
The DVD is $20 plus shipping. Ships to 60 countries around the world.

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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