Wednesday, June 30, 2021

Layered Sea Horse Scroll Saw Pattern.

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Layered Sae Horse Parts

I'm sorry to those of you who don't like these layered patterns. My brain gets stuck sometimes. This layered Sea Horse pattern is only three layers. You can even skip the middle layer if you like.

Whoa! It's hot!

Things are always slow in the scroll saw world this time of year. The last few days things have been extra slow here at the Scrollsaw Workshop. Many places around the US are seeing temperatures close to, or over 100F. If you don't have a temperature-controlled shop it is just too hot to enjoy cutting. My shop has AC but it is struggling to keep up during the hottest part of the day. 

I think we got to 93F yesterday. I saw a few places that were 115F. That is the time to stay in the house with a cold glass of iced tea.

Just be careful and don't overdo it until the heat breaks. 

I was just thinking the other day that it will be time to start designing this year's personalized Christmas ornaments soon. I think I will start taking orders in September this year. I have requests to start as early as July but I would completely burn out if I started that early.

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Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Home Sweet Home Scroll Saw Pattern.

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Sometimes simple is what we want. It can be nice to go out in the shop and cut a few easy gifts from scrap wood we have in the scrap box. This pattern won't take long to cut and you can use almost any wood you have available. Paint it, stain it, or leave it natural. Cut it from 1/2" or 3/4" thick wood.

Lessons learned and a good time in the process.

I found this video on YouTube and I think it shows one of the most important lessons when starting on the scroll saw. The name of the Channell is Newton Makes

I don't personally know Newton but judging from his videos he is a seasoned woodworker with considerable skills. Newton just purchased his first scroll saw and this is his first project. The important lesson he shows in this video is to have fun and learn as you go. 

In the video, he says he struggled with some of the cuts but actually, he did very well. Especially for a first project. The main thing is that he enjoyed learning a new skill.