Tuesday, August 17, 2021

Five Layer Nativity Scroll Saw Pattern.

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This Nativity design is five layers thick. You can simplify the pattern by eliminating layers. You could just cut layer two and layer five. Leave out the text and you would have a simple two-layer project. 

This pattern could be easily adapted to the laser cutter. I would use 1/8" thick BB ply with the laser.


This young lady gives a very good explanation of scroll saw blades in under two minutes.

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I apologize that I do not know this young lady's name. Her YouTube channel name is Oak&Feather Decor. She takes the rather complicated information of scroll saw blades and explains it in under two minutes. She just lays out the facts on the different styles of blades with no unnecessary information. 

There is not much info here for seasoned scrollers but if you are somewhat new to the hobby then this video will help. You may have to watch it a couple of times to get all the information because she moves along. Make sure to leave a comment and hit the thumbs-up button.

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