Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Large Dice Scroll Saw Pattern.

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This pattern comes in two sizes. The small dice are 3" square and cut from 1/8" wood. The large dice are 6" square and cut from 1/4" wood. I stack cut two at a time. I also cut the pips with the scroll saw but if you drill them with Forstner bits the projects can be finished quickly. The small pips are 1/2" in diameter and the large pips are 1" in diameter.

You can play a game in the family room with these dice or hang them from your rearview mirror. :)
Cut five dice for a fun game of Yahtzee. Buy Yahtzee score sheets

Here are the rules for a two-dice game I call "Greed".

1. Each player takes turns rolling two dice. 
2. After each roll the total of the two dice is added to any previous rolls in that round.
3. The player can roll as many times as they choose.
4. If the player rolls a 1 on either dice they lose all the points from that round of rolls and the next               player takes their turn.
5. The player can pass the dice to the next player and keep their total if no 1's are rolled.
6. Don't get greedy.
7. After each player has taken ten rounds the total of all rounds are added, The high score wins.

DIY Scroll Saw Stand plans from Steve Carmichael Workshop.

I received a couple of emails this week asking about stands for scroll saws.  I recommend that you use a stand for your scroll saw. Scroll saws tend to vibrate and the stand helps deaden that vibration.

Most of the stands that you can purchase with the scroll saws are pretty decent but are not inexpensive. If you have some spare plywood laying around then the scroll saw stand plans by Steve Carmichael are very well done. Steve also produced a video showing the construction of the stand. 

Steve makes this a mobile stand with casters. I am not a huge fan of casters but they are handy. Just make sure you buy locking casters so the saw does not move around while you cut. 

The stand is designed specifically for the DeWalt DW788 but can be adjusted for other saws.

Steve only charges $6 for the plans. They are instant downloads after purchase.

If you have any questions you can contact Steve through his web page at this link
The Carmichael Workshop. Steve's web page does not support HTTPS so you may get a security warning from your browser. He does not sell directly from his site so encryption is not really necessary. His site is safe.

You may also want to check out Steve's YouTube channel. He has been producing woodworking video for over eight years and there is some great stuff there.

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