Sunday, November 4, 2018

3D Birdcage Scroll Saw Pattern. $3 PDF Catalog Updated.

This is a simple little birdcage decoration. It only stands seven inches tall. The lovebirds might make this a nice wedding table decoration for the reception. You could at a battery powered tea light in the bottom of the cage. It is cut from 1/8" Baltic birch plywood so it would be easy to stack cut a few at a time. 

I am kind of in a 1/8" Baltic birch plywood mood lately. I bought a couple hundred dollars of the stuff and every place I look in my shop there are stacks of it. My local hardwood dealer sells it in 60" X 60" sheets for $20 a sheet. I bring it home and cut it up into 12" X 12" sheets. I also but the 1/4" sheets.

Baltic birch plywood is perfect for these simple craft decorations. It's inexpensive and cuts easily. I always have a few sheets in my shop. Try to find a local dealer so you can get the cost down. This stuff is heavy and tends to be expensive to ship.

I occasionally buy precut sheets on Amazon. I get 16 sheets of 12" X 12" X 1/8". I am an Amazon Prime member so I don't pay the shipping but the price has it built in. It goes for $37.99 for the 16 sheets. That's almost double of what I can get locally but the quality is slightly better. That's important when I need to use it in my laser cutter. Even though both say they are B/BB grade the pack from Amazon is cleaner. They may be culling the bad sheets as they cut it up. 

$3 PDF Catalog has been updated:

I just finished updating the $3 PDF catalog and it is ready to download for all of you who have purchased it. If you are using the Windows version of the Pattern Downloader you can get the update right from the program. Open the Pattern Downloader and click the link at the red arrow in the picture below.
If you are using the Pattern Downloader for Mac or mobile then use the bookmark you created when you bought the program. If you have trouble or have lost the link just email me.

If you have not seen the $3 PDF Pattern Downloader let me explain. Every few weeks I compile thumbnails for every pattern in my catalog. I put them in a PDF which makes it fast and easy to browse my patterns. There are thousands of patterns and this makes it easy to go through them.

When you find a thumbnail of the pattern you like then you can use the Pattern Downloader to get the pattern or if the Online Pattern Downloader.

These are the same patterns that are in my free online catalog. This is just a supplement to that catalog to make it easier to browse the patterns. 

There is a video on the purchase page that explains everything.

Bear Woods Sponsored Giveaway:

The 1st Winner will receive a $100 Bear Woods gift certificate.
The 2nd winner will receive a completed Charles Dearing artwork.

Bear Woods is celebrating giving during the month of November. Each day in November Bear Woods will feature a different charitable woodworker/crafter. Bear Woods will donate $50 to that woodworker so they can continue their charitable work. 

When you enter the contest you will be asked to visit the Bear Woods Gives page that celebrates these charitable woodworkers and features their story.

The giveaway ends the last day of November. You can enter every day. The winners will be chosen randomly by the contest organizer. 

Please read. On the contest entry page, you will have to click a button to continue to the Bear Woods Gives page. You will have to close that page and return to the contest entry page to complete the entry.

$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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LAFVIN UNO Project Super Starter Kit for Arduino UNO R3 Mega2560 Mega328 Nano with Tutorial

Remember when we were kids and we got an electronics experiment lab for Christmas? It would have buzzers, light bulbs, switches and everything we needed to learn basic electronics. I loved those kits.

The Arduino is today's version of that experiment kit. The Arduino is a small microprocessor board that can be programmed to do all types of input and output projects. This kit has LCD displays, speakers, sensors, and tutorials to teach you how to program the Arduino. I have written a few programs for the Arduino and it's relatively easy to learn. There are hundreds of tutorials online to help you when you have questions.

If you want to get your child or grandchild a gift that just might lead to a career then this is the perfect starter kit. And guess what? The complete kit is only $25.99. Heck you may want to get one for yourself. 

  • Perfect choice for beginners to learn about Arduino, electronics and program.
  • This kit with tutorial user manual containing more than 20 lessons,code,Libraries, datasheets, and so on.
  • 100% compatible with Arduino uno R3
  • Inlcude type motors and LCDs with servo motor, stepper motor and DC Motor; LCD 1602, LCD 4-bit 7-segment Display etc.
  • LCD 1602 module with pin header (not need to be soldered by yourself)

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Heritage Wood Specialties. Scroll saw ready boards!

Heritage Wood Specialties is a nationally recognized supplier of superior quality hardwoods to fine woodworkers across the US and Canada. Novice hobbyists and experienced enthusiasts alike can enjoy the high quality woodworking materials and kits available from Heritage Wood Specialties. Great source for scroll saw ready boards.

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Free Pattern Catalog. 1000's of free patterns.

Thousands of FREE scroll saw patterns. No registration or signup required.

The projects form these patterns can be sold without restrictions. The patterns cannot be sold.

Click here for the Free Online Catalog.


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

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.
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.
Download the Free Oval Key Chain Pattern Maker. Create Oval key chain patterns in seconds.
Download Version .9a
Please consider a $5 donation for The Oval Key Chain Pattern Maker.

T-Shirts and More.

T-Shirts and More.
Show your love for the hobby and support the Scrollsaw Workshop. Safe and secure order fullfilled by CafePress. Take a look. You are sure to find something you like. CLICK THE IMAGE to visit the store.

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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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