Monday, August 31, 2020

Dog Scroll Saw Patterns.


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This pattern book has various dog patterns. I was playing around with different ideas and just decided to add them all to this pattern book. I added a couple of different sizes for the patterns.


$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:


Every Scrollsaw Workshop Pattern from 2007-2019 on DVD


Purchase the entire Scrollsaw Workshop pattern catalog for offline access.

This DVD has over 2,900 patterns published from 2007 thru 2019.
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.

Now Available on USB Thumb Drive

Don't have a DVD drive on your new computer. No problem. Buy the catalog on a USB thumb drive.
All the same file but in an easy to use thumb drive. The USB thumb drive option is $23 plus shipping.


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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Sunday, August 30, 2020

Happy Fall Y'all Scroll Saw Pattern.


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There are not many days of summer left in this year. Fall is just around the corner. This pattern shows your southern charm and friendliness. The pattern comes in two sizes. The largest pattern is big enough to hang on the front door. I am showing the simulated project with the backer board painted green You can finish any way that looks good to you. Just make sure you protect it if you plan to leave in outside and exposed to the weather.


I'm still taking orders for the Personalized Compound cut Name Patterns. $5


Click to order

These interesting projects are always attention-getters. People will be asking how in the world you could make such a thing. The pattern requires a 1.5" X 1.5" X 7" wood blank. You can have either a first and last name or two first names. 

There are complete instructions with the pattern

After you submit the order I will make the pattern and email it to you. After you receive the pattern and are completely pleased then you can make payment. The pattern email will come with an invoice. You can pay online with a card or send a check. The patterns are $5. 



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

- -

Email Newsletter Readers: Remember that the Newsletter is just a copy of the daily blog post. To see the post in its proper formatting click this link. If you ever misplace a pattern or any item you see here you can always find it on the blog. Everything stays on the blog forever. 

Products for your consideration:


Every Scrollsaw Workshop Pattern from 2007-2019 on DVD


Purchase the entire Scrollsaw Workshop pattern catalog for offline access.

This DVD has over 2,900 patterns published from 2007 thru 2019.
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.

Now Available on USB Thumb Drive

Don't have a DVD drive on your new computer. No problem. Buy the catalog on a USB thumb drive.
All the same file but in an easy to use thumb drive. The USB thumb drive option is $23 plus shipping.


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.


The Scrollsaw Workshop is primarily supported by donations. If you enjoy this Blog and would like to make a donation please click this Button. Your support is greatly appreciated. 
https://www.stevedgood.com/donate2.html

My Sponsors:
Support the businesses that support our community.
Home of Pegas scroll saw blades.


for you scroll saw ready boards.

Seyco features the Seyco ST-21 scroll saw
Make sure you check out the Seyco Scrollers Drill



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  • Rack and Pinion Table Adjustment
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Saturday, August 29, 2020

2020, Put a Fork In It Scroll Saw Pattern.


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I think we can all agree that 2020 has been an eventful year. I would go so far as to say "Stick a fork in it" because I am sick of this year.

I know that we should not wish our days away but I could do without the last few months. I normally like to follow the news. I read several news-feeds every day. Lately, I have had to just stop. I could feel the anxiety and sadness slipping in. Luckily I have plenty to do to keep myself busy. I consider my scroll saw work as a filter from the daily sad events.

I hope that all of you are finding ways to put the crummy news behind a filter. If you are reading this then you probably have a passion for making things and being creative. That is a wonderful gift we have. 

This pattern is my way of adding a little humor to events that are not funny. Humor can sometimes put things in perspective without being disrespectful. Humor lets you take a breath and smile. It is tough to feel bad when you have a smile on your face. I think now, is a good time to smile.

Marathon High-Speed Rotary Tool from Bear Woods. 

This is totally optional for this pattern but I thought I would give it a try. Carving the fork back from the front of the wood gives it a nice shadow line and a sense of depth. I used my Marathon High-Speed Rotary Tool from Bear Woods(Affiliate Link) to do the small amount of carving I did on the fork.

If had a bit more time I would have liked to take it back further in the front and back. I'm not very skilled as a carver so I stopped while I was ahead. The rotary tool did make the work much easier. I only spent about ten minutes of carving. I would like to see the project fully carved.



If you wish to add a little depth then just freehand draw the outline of the first zero. Make a stop cut along the lines and carve away. 


In this close up you can see that I just added a very slight relief. It was enough to add a shadow line but not much sense of depth.


There are so many good ideas out there:


In the last post, I wrote about my tip to remove glue squeeze-out from joints with folded paper. That tip generated several emails with tips of your own. This tip was sent to me several times so I wanted to share it with everyone. I just tested it and it works better than my paper trick.


Cut 45-degree angles in two-inch lengths of a plastic drinking straw. You get a new one every time you buy a soda fountain drink so just hang on to them.


The thickness of the folded paper easily got under the glue. The plastic straw is nearly as thin but it is also stronger and easier to use. If you cut a very sharp angle you can get into very tight spots. That is one place where the folded paper does not work very well.


Most of the folks who sent me this tip said they wipe the glue off the straw and reuse it several times. You can't do that with the folded paper but both are so inexpensive that it probably does not make much difference.

The little things in life seem to make me happy. This may not be earth-shattering but I will probably use this straw tip for the rest of my woodworking life. That's pretty cool. Thanks to everyone who shared. 

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

- -

Email Newsletter Readers: Remember that the Newsletter is just a copy of the daily blog post. To see the post in its proper formatting click this link. If you ever misplace a pattern or any item you see here you can always find it on the blog. Everything stays on the blog forever. 

Products for your consideration:


Every Scrollsaw Workshop Pattern from 2007-2019 on DVD


Purchase the entire Scrollsaw Workshop pattern catalog for offline access.

This DVD has over 2,900 patterns published from 2007 thru 2019.
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.

Now Available on USB Thumb Drive

Don't have a DVD drive on your new computer. No problem. Buy the catalog on a USB thumb drive.
All the same file but in an easy to use thumb drive. The USB thumb drive option is $23 plus shipping.


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.


The Scrollsaw Workshop is primarily supported by donations. If you enjoy this Blog and would like to make a dona