Monday, May 13, 2019

Football(Soccer) Scroll Saw Pattern.

Football(Soccer) is the most viewed sport in the world. There are an estimated 4 billion fans worldwide. That is half of the population of the world who consider themselves fans. 

This pattern is 10" X 8". 

Note about printing scroll saw patterns. If your print is not the correct size it is possible that the scaling is set to (Fit to page). You have to set the print driver to (Actual size) for many patterns to print correctly.

PDF printing can be confusing. The original PDF viewer is Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. A few years ago the modern browsers started including their own PDF viewers. These often have fewer features than Adobe Acrobat Reader DC. One feature that can be missing is the (Actual size) print.

If your browser has trouble printing PDF files correctly then I recommend using Adobe Acrobat Reader DC for printing my patterns. Disabling the browsers built-in PDF viewer is done in the settings but it is different for different browsers. You may need to Google the instruction to set Adobe Acrobat Reader DC as your browsers default viewer. 

Workshop Hearing Protections is Important.

I am not a sound specialist. These are just my observations and experiences. You should consult your doctor for expert medical advice.

I spent a good part of my 37-year career working around loud machinery. For many years I worked in my workshop without hearing protection. As a result, I have a significant hearing loss. I am most affected when there are several people talking in a large group.  My audiologist has suggested hearing aids but I have not made that decision yet. 

Hearing protection is something that many woodworkers do not consider until the damage is done. OSHA publishes guidelines for when hearing protection is needed. They are based on how long the exposure is for a given dB. 

The readings below are with the tools not under load. These are idle readings and they are already at levels where prolonged exposure will cause hearing damage. When the tools are put under load they can get considerably louder.

I now use hearing protection for all the high noise generating machines in my shop. I have four over-ear hearing muffs. I keep them spread out around the shop so they are always handy. I can never get my lost hearing back but I sure don't want to make it worse. 

If you do not have hearing protection in your shop please consider adding something. There are several Ear Muffs on Amazon from different price ranges. You can even find a cheap pair at Harbor Freight for under $5. The Harbor freight earmuffs won't last forever but they are better than nothing.

You can find more durable sets on Amazon.

 Table Saw MAX 89.1dB

 Disc Sander MAx dB 94.5

Planer MAX dB 108.8

Router Table MAX dB 94.5

  Duration per day, hours   | Sound level dBA slow response
8...........................  90
6...........................  92
4...........................  95
3...........................  97
2...........................  100
1 1/2 ......................102
1...........................  105
1/2 ........................ 110
1/4  or less..............115
 Footnote(1) When the daily noise exposure is composed of two or
more periods of noise exposure of different levels, their combined
effect should be considered, rather than the individual effect of
each. If the sum of the following fractions: C(1)/T(1) + C(2)/T(2)
C(n)/T(n) exceeds unity, then, the mixed exposure should be
considered to exceed the limit value. Cn indicates the total time of
exposure at a specified noise level, and Tn indicates the total time
of exposure permitted at that level. Exposure to impulsive or impact
noise should not exceed 140 dB peak sound pressure level.

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This DVD has over 2,600 patterns published from 2007 thru 2018.
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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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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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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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  • Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) of 25 dB
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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

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
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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.

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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.
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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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