Scroll Sawing…….Patterns and Creations

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Sourcing Scroll Saw Patterns Before you start scroll sawing you will need to choose or create some patterns to work to. There are three principle ways to source your patterns…. Purchase a pattern book Search online sites like Pinterest for free patterns Design them yourself using software such as Inkscape and Canva A Selection of Pattern Books All of these books are available on Amazon. Big Book of Scroll Saw Woodworking More than 60 projects and techniques for fretwork, intarsia and other scroll sawing crafts. Puzzles and toys, beginners patterns, inlay and relief, baslets and boxes….. 185 pages   Big…

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Scroll Sawing – An Introduction

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Scroll Sawing – Getting Started Deciding Which Scroll Saw To Buy The first step is to purchase a scroll saw. You don’t want to ‘penny pinch’ as that will effect the quality of your work. Nowadays most models have an inbuilt light, dust collector and have variable speed as standard. The only feature you can’t add on is a variable speed control, so you must choose a model with this feature. Also look for a saw with a throat depth of 16″ + There is a further choice you have to make…..do you opt for a saw which takes pin…

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Drill Bits, Glues, Sandpaper for Woodworking

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Use The Right Woodworking Bits, Sandpapers and Glues You can save a lot of time and make a higher quality job if you know which bits to use for a particular job in hand. Common Drill Bits Twist Drills through sheet metal, angle iron and flat iron, as well as rough drilling through many materials including wood. Available in a wide range of diameters.         Brad-point Could be mistaken for a twist bit but has a centre spur and side spurs to stop it wandering off line. Makes clean cuts in wood but should not be used…

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