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Free Scroll Saw Patterns For Everyone #1 Why Pay?

Ever since the advent of the internet it has become easy to find 100% Free Scroll Saw Patterns. Many articles have been written on this subject and I have to say that I agree. Why pay for something you can get for free? Here’s an article...

Free Scroll Saw Patterns For Everyone #2 Why Pay?

Ever since the advent of the internet it has become easy to find 100% Free Scroll Saw Patterns. Many articles have been written on this subject and I have to say that I agree. Why pay for something you can get for free? I encourage everyone...

WoodworkingWeb Theme: Scroll Saw

I thought I’d showcase some of our beautiful scroll saw creations for this month’s Theme. Now, it’s your turn: Show us your scroll saw creations and share your tips and tricks (and questions) re: this woodworking technique.

Workshop Tour

It seems that workshop postings have slowed down considerably since Steve posted his. I can’t compete with his, but I’ll show (parts of) our workshop anyway. The main portion of our shop is on the lower level. I chose to utilize the space...

How I Get The Most Out Of My Small Shop

Most hobby woodworkers probably have small shops, the majority most likely in one half of a two car garage. My set-up was a 2 car garage size but with only one enclosed bay and the other half was an open carport, but both are under the same roof...

CHRISTMAS GIFT BASKETS #3: Chase to the cut

Back to work on the project today after our thursday shopping excursion and getting a check up at the doctor (us old folks do a lot of that). After completing all the blanks for the basket components on Wednesday, I used today to get...

Tour of jack's shop/man cave/hideout/doghouse

OK, I hope when you read the title you will do so with low expectations of what is to follow. Anything appearing to be strange, chalk it up to a rookie finding his way. The shop is 34 by 54. Work bench with a mixture of some quality and lesser...

Workshop Tour

Workshop tour challenge Well here is my shop. I started feeling better finally so, I decided to clean up the shop before taking the pictures. I started taking pictures in a clockwise fashion. This is the corner next to the house entrence. ...

CHRISTMAS GIFT BASKETS #8: Completing the project

At the end of the last blog the sides and bottom had been glued up and the foot frames and top rim frames had been each glued together in preparation for gluing them onto the basket. A RECAP OF THE BASKET’S COMPONENTS There...

MAKING A WOODEN GEARED CLOCK #1: Getting started, day 1

I have been wanting to make a wooden geared clock for some time now and I finally got around to buying some plans for one. I bought them from a German named Christopher Blasius from his website Holzmechanik (wood mechanic). Reducing the fear...