You can make the 11 x 14 inch portrait shown here of Ronald Reagan or a smaller 9 x 10 inch version.
These scroll saw silhouettes include pattens for Jesus, Joseph, Mary, Santa and Snowman. Colored acrylic lends a soft glow to simple fretwork designs.
The easiest way to make a puzzle with a contrasting frame is to stack-cut two puzzles at one time. Choose contrasting woods, such as walnut and Baltic birch.
Here is a great snowmen puzzle project complete with painting patterns.
This pattern for the doll chairs is scaled for 11 1/2 inch tall dolls. Increase the size of the patterns for 18 inch dolls.
Follow along and see how these 3D reindeer ornaments were carved on a scroll saw.
At this link you will find American Woodshop with Scott Philips as he walks you through the process of making scroll saw signs, weathervanes, and birdhouses. Visit their web site, then click on Season 18 and look for Episode 1812 to watch the video.
Take this technique and use it to make your own personalized sign. Perhaps: Gone Shopping, Gone Fishing, Gone Sailing, Gone Golfing, Walking the Dog, In the Garden, Gone running, Gone to Lunch.
This unique and eye-catching squirrel, holding up a house name or number plate, would look impressive hanging at the front of any house.
We are not promising to keep the kids amused for hours, but these puzzles will keep them happy long after they have been made.