Saturday, September 29, 2018

Merry Christmas Word Art Free Scroll Saw Pattern.

This Merry Christmas Word Art pattern is 10" X 7". I am showing the project with the word art painted. That is optional but a nice water-based paint diluted down to a thin wash will give the project a vintage look. 

Road Trip!

IMPORTANT: I am going to take a much-needed break from the blog this coming week. 

Orders for Personalized Christmas ornaments will not be completed during the time I am gone. 
If you want Personalized ornaments now I will try to complete any order that comes in this weekend.

Signature Coin orders will not be shipped while I am gone. Any orders that come in from now through the next week will be completed and shipped when I return.

I will have access to email and will be able to take care of any problems that may come up while I am gone. If you need something feel free to email me. 

I do have a few posts in the can for while I am gone so you can get your pattern fix. :) There won't be as many posts as normal but I'll have a few ready before I leave.

A New Scroll Saw in Town. 

In 2016 Jet introduced the Jet JWSS 22B scroll saw.(My video review) It featured a unique upper clamp assembly that both clamps and tensions with a single lever. Like all scroll saws it has it's pros and cons but has in general been a solid addition to the scroll saw market. It retailed for $880.

Last month Jet added to their product line with the Jet JWSS 18B. This is basically the little brother to the 22-inch model. The throat of the new machine is 18 inches. This new model retails for $700. 
I have seen it priced online as low as $638. 

Other than the throat spec I don't see any difference between the two machines. You lose four inches of cut capacity and save $180. An 18-inch throat will cut most scroll saw patterns.  

I have received a few emails asking if I plan to review this unit. I doubt it. It is so similar to the JWSS 22B that a review would mostly repeat information from my review of the JWSS 22B.

It's always good news to have more choices. If you are looking to buy a new scroll saw or upgrade your current machine you now have another option. 

Last year I sold this Large Nativity set pattern for $5. I received a few email asking for it again so here is the post from last year. 

I am selling this large 14 figure lighted Nativity pattern for $5. It includes all the figures and the manger. All the figures are layered patterns that gives a nice 3d look. For scale, the Palm tree is a little over 9 inches tall. The Joseph figure is 5.5 inches tall.

This pattern will not go into the free online catalog. It will be available in my eStore. The link to the eStore is at the top of every post.

Here is the kicker. You can download the pattern right now without paying. Just click the download button below all the pictures. If you like the pattern just click the link on the front page of the pattern book to go to the payment page. You can also click the Paypal Donate button that is located in every post and just donate the $5. There is also a donate button on the blog. 

You can also send cash, check or gold to:
Steve Good
577 Wellington Gardens Dr.
Lexington KY, 40503

"What if I don't want to pay?" I understand and no hard feelings. If you do pay I would appreciate it but I understand that extra money is not always available.
You can pay for the pattern here: You do not need a Paypal account to pay. When the payment page open just click the "Pay with Debit or Credit card" to check out as guest.

Here are pictures of the individual figures:


Lighted Manger.

 Palm Tree
 Baby Jesus
 Shepard Boy
 King 1
 King 2
 King 3

$12 per sheet of 12 coins plus $3.50 shipping
Inlay with a 1" Forstner Bit.
The perfect way to sign your work.

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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. 

Unique Wooden Vases:
Want to create beautiful wooden vases on the scroll saw?
My two "Wooden Vases on the Scroll Saw" books make it easy.

The books are $12 each and available for instant download after purchase. Click for Video Demonstration.

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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 picture to order.
You do not need a PayPal account to order. At the bottom of the PayPal page is a button that will allow you to pay with a credit card. After successful payment click the Return to Merchant button for the download.

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

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Download the Free Scroll Saw Pattern Printer Version 1.1. Create name patterns in seconds. Windows PC only.
Download Version 1.1
Please consider a $5 donation for The Scroll Saw Pattern Printer v1.1.

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.

Download the Oval Keychain Pattern Maker.

Enjoy designing and printing these great personalized key chains. Give them as gifts, make them for fun or sell them at craft shows. It's easy, just watch the video demo then download and install the program. You will be designing these fun projects in minutes. Windows PC only.
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The Lifter

Papa's Custom Patterns.

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

This video is from Philip Lowndes. He is the designer of this beautiful Noah's Arc puzzle pattern. If you would like the pattern follow the link below.
Buy This Wonderful Heirloom Puzzle Pattern

Think Safety

Remember to keep the safety of yourself and others in your work shop in your thoughts at all times. Always wear eye and ear protection. Follow all the manufactures warnings that came with your power tools. If I demonstrate something on this web site that you don't feel is safe, don't do it. Your safety is your responsibility. Fingers are handy things, try to keep all of them.
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