Wednesday, December 19, 2018

Scroll Saw Relief Cut Cats Clock Pattern.

Some of the most popular patterns I create are pet patterns. We love our pets. Today's pattern is a relief cut cat clock. 

For those of you not familiar with a relief cut one the scroll saw it is basically a cut made with the blade tilted at a small angle. The cut produces a cone-shaped piece that pushes out or in a certain amount and wedges tight.

There are complete instructions included in the pattern.

The project requires a 2 3/4" clock insert. I get mine from

In the picture above you see where I made test cuts in the same board for the project to determine the best angle for the cuts. The board I used was 1 inch thick and I was using a #5 blade. The angle used was 1 degree. Remember that the angle will change if you use a different thickness of wood or a different blade. Always do the test cut.

CNC Talk:

A fellow content creator and friend Javi Unzueta recently produced a video that a few of you may find interesting. This is not scroll saw related in any way other than the fact that Javi uses my scroll saw patterns to produce CNC patterns.

The numbers of CNC and Laser users coming to my blog for patterns grows every year. I love the fact that many of my patterns work fine with t