Thursday, June 30, 2022

Uncle Gnome 4th of July Scroll Saw Pattern.


  
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The United States of America is about to celebrate 246 years of independence. Let Uncle Gnome help with the celebration. 

Uncle Gnome is 10" tall. He is cut from 1/4" thick plywood. Red, white, and blue paint will add to the patriotic look of the project.
 
Paint Options

 
 

Big sale through Independence Day at Bear Woods.

I received an email from Stephen over at Bear Woods. He asked if I would mention the big sale they have running through the 4th of July. I am always happy to pass along Bear Woods offers because I trust them and know they will deliver a good product and excellent customer service.

Remember to use code STEVEGOOD at check-out to see if the item is eligible for an extra 5% discount. This is an affiliate link and I thank you for your support.



Do you need a US flag? 


This American-made US flag is 3X5(Other sizes available). It has excellent reviews on Amazon. 4.5 out of 5 stars. If you are a prime member you can still get it in time for the 4th. 
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Customer supplied photo of the product.

$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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Three delivery options.


After payment, you will receive an email with the download link. This is a large file. You should not attempt to download it on a tablet or smartphone. It is a compressed file that will need to be extracted to your hard drive. Basic computer skill are necessary to extract the file.


The USB drive will be shipped to the US only first-class mail. Shipping time varies but you will get a tracking number. I normally ship within three days. USPS shipping normally varies from three days to a week.

The DVD is manufactured and shipped by my distributor. They ship to several countries but not all. Check their shipping list to see if your country is supported.

Here is a quick video showing you what you will get when you purchase the offline Scrollsaw Workshop Catalog

 


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Wednesday, June 29, 2022

No Soliciting Sign Scroll Saw Pattern.


 
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The girl scouts sell around 200 million boxes of cookies a year. The cookies bring in $800 million a year. The money from the sales is distributed like this.

1. 50 percent goes to council-sponsored programs, events, properties, training, and scholarships.
2. 24 percent goes to the cost of the cookies.
3. 23 percent goes to troop proceeds, girl recognitions, and service unit bonuses.
4. 3 percent goes to the cost of Cookie Program support.

My favorite is the Caramel deLites. Thin Mints are the number one selling girl scout cookie.

Artisan Pirate Scrolls a 4th of July Pattern:

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Tyler keeps cranking out videos. As always, He does a nice job providing tips and information while he cuts the pattern. Please take a minute to watch the video, leave a comment, and subscribe to his channel.

Here is the link to the pattern Tyler cuts in this video. Patriotic Plaque

$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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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. 

Over 3,600 Digital Pattern Books. Many with multiple patterns.

Every Scrollsaw Workshop Pattern from 2007-2021 on DVD, USB drive, or Instant Download. Over 3,600 Patterns!

Purchase the entire Scrollsaw Workshop pattern catalog for offline access.
You will never run out of fun patterns to cut.

Three delivery options.


After payment, you will receive an email with the download link. This is a large file. You should not attempt to download it on a tablet or smartphone. It is a compressed file that will need to be extracted to your hard drive. Basic computer skill are necessary to extract the file.


The USB drive will be shipped to the US only first-class mail. Shipping time varies but you will get a tracking number. I normally ship within three days. USPS shipping normally varies from three days to a week.

The DVD is manufactured and shipped by my distributor. They ship to several countries but not all. Check their shipping list to see if your country is supported.

Here is a quick video showing you what you will get when you purchase the offline Scrollsaw Workshop Catalog

 


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



Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Golf Cart Scroll Saw Pattern.


 

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It is estimated that there are almost 25 million golfers in the US. You probably have a golfer in your family who would like this model golf cart to display. If I were making this as a gift I would use multi-species of woods to give the cart more contrast. 

Obviously, I cut the test project in the photo above with my laser. The golf cart is a little over 6.5" long. It is designed to be cut from 1/4" thick wood. When I cut it on the laser I reduced the size to 50% and used 1/8" thick wood.  

It is a layered design so stack cutting can come in very handy with this project. 
 
Rendered Golf Cart
Parts Animation.

There is so much to know!

I am far from an expert when it comes to wood finishes. Bear Woods sent me a sample of Oldies Oil. They asked if I would mention it on the blog. I had no experience with the product so I did as usual and watched YouTube review videos. There were videos that were not impressed with Oldies and there were videos that loved the stuff. It seemed that the people who applied the product as instructed liked the finish and those who did not follow instructions had trouble.

I grabbed a small piece of walnut and gave Oldies a try myself. Don't let the photo below fool you. The finish looks better than my poor photography skills show. It is not a high gloss finish. If you like a high gloss then I don't think this is the finish for you. It brings out the beauty with a natural look. There is some gloss but it is more natural to my eye.

Application is easy. Wipe it on. Let it sit for 60 minutes then wipe off the excess with a cotton towel. I would probably not use Oldies for high fretwork projects simply because it is a wipe-on finish. Getting into all the fretwork might be a real challenge. For projects with easy-to-wipe surfaces, it looks like a good choice. It is food safe. You do not need gloves when applying and it smells nice. 

I think it is very important that you watch the manufacturer application instructional video below. 

Don't forget to use code STEVEGOOD at checkout to see if this product is eligible for 5% off.
At first look, Oldies Oil seems very expensive. In the advertisement below the presenter made the point that it takes very little oil to finish a project. I did find that to be true in my limited tests.

 
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It sounds like a good finish for toys so above is the result of Oldies on a small toy car.
 
Finisning education Video

While I was researching Oldies oil I ran into the video above. This guy does one of the better jobs I have seen of explaining different finishes. 
 

$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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