Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Sweethearts Scroll Saw Pattern. USB Pattern Catalog Ready to Ship.

A small Sweethearts sculpture for Valentines Day. This is a quick one. Six cuts, sanding and some glue and you are finished. You will be able you use up some of those small scraps in the scrap bin for this one. Just don't tell your sweetheart you used scraps.

USB Pattern Catalog ready to ship... Supplies limited. $23 plus $3.50 Shipping U.S. Only....

I have 20 drives ready to ship. These will be first come first serve. I have 20 more on the way. I don't know what the demand for these will be so I'm going to go slow at first. I will just backorder when I run out. I can get more drives in two days so the delay should not be bad. 

You will not make payment until your drive is ready to ship. I will send an email invoice for payment. When payment is received I will ship the drive. I will hold the order for three days for payment after the invoice is sent. If you will be sending a check for payment I will ship the drive after I receive the check. Please let me know you will be paying my check when you receive the invoice so I can hold the drive.

In case you missed the announcement the other day, here is what this is. Every year I put all of the patterns in my online catalog on a DVD. These have sold well but more and more people don't have DVD drives on their newer computers. I have decided to add a USB drive so you will have options.

This does not replace the DVD. It will still be available. You can order the DVD below.

I am still working on a file download option. Hopefully coming soon.....

Rikon 51-200 12-Inch Disc Sander.

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I received an email from a reader asking me what sanders I use in my shop. I have several and sent her the list. She emailed me back and ask which one was the most useful. That was a difficult choice but I think the 12-inch disc sander is where I would start. 

I have owned the Rikon Disc sander for a few years. Before I bought this 12-inch sander I used a combination belt/disc sander. The Disc on that entry-level machine was 6 inches and not very useful.
The Rikon 12-inch disc gets the job done in a hurry with its 1/2HP motor. I use this machine a lot and it has been very reliable. 

The rack and pinion table adjustment is solid and works well. The included dust port does a better job than I expected for a machine that loves to make dust.  The table is nice and large which is always a plus. The included miter gauge is only so-so but honestly, I don't use it much anyway. 

It took me a while to upgrade to this sander because the price is a bit steep at $299 but it has been worth the investment for me. I use it on almost every project so the I need something that will hold up. The Rikon has done well for me.

If you are looking to move up to a better disc sander then take a look at the Rikon. 

While you are at it pick up one of these abrasive belt and disc cleaners.  If you do not have one of these you need one for all your sanding belts and discs. They keep the sand paper like new.

$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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Every Scrollsaw Workshop Pattern from 2007-2018 in DVD

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This DVD has over 2,600 patterns published from 2007 thru 2018.
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.

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 shippingThis is a data DVD that you will use on your computer to watch the video tutorial  

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