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Click here to enter the Fox Hunt contest!

We're looking for talented individuals to share their original creations. You may enter as many projects as you wish, but entries must be your original designs.

Entries will be evaluated on originality of design, quality of construction, and aesthetic appeal.

Entries are accepted in six categories:

  • Traditional Fretwork
  • Intarsia and Segmentation
  • Fretwork Portrait
  • Compound
  • General
  • Junior Scroller (16 yrs + under)
Each category, as well as the Best in Contest Award, will have two winners: one chosen

by the editors and one chosen by the online community. All entries are eligible for the Best in Contest Awards. Entries will be posted here, for voting.

Depending on the number of entries, it may not be possible to have all entries available for online voting. SSW&C staff reserves the right to determine the category for entries.

Category winners receive:

  • $50 Fox Books Gift Certificate
  • SSW&C T-shirt
  • Commermorative Contest Pin
Best in Contest Winners receive:
  • Category prize package PLUS
  • $50 Cash
  • Autographed Fox Chapel Book

Entry deadline is December 31, 2009.

Artists retain all copyrights, but consent to having a pattern of their project published in SSW&C. Entries will be acknowledged, but photos and materials received will not be returned. Please do not submit original artwork.

Contest Rules:
  • Patterns must be your original design. Designs cannot be altered versions of existing patterns by another designer.
  • Projects must feature a significant amount of scrolling. (Projects may include other common woodworking tools in the creation, for example: router, table saw, band saw.)
  • Projects must be able to be made from commonly available wood.
  • Projects cannot have been previously entered in a SSW&C sponsored contest.
To Enter:

Submit the following information:
  • Category of entry
  • 1 or 2 clear photographs of your work
  • Information on the project size and types of wood used
  • Information on special construction or finishing methods
  • Your name, address, phone number and e-mail address
Submit entries to: Best Project Design Contest  •  Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts 1970 Broad Street, East Petersburg, Pa., 17520  •  Or email: Editors@ScrollSawer.com

Traditional Fretwork
"Earth, Wind, Fire, Water"
by Pete DeFrancisco

"Green Sea Turtle"
by Tim Rogers

Fretwork Portrait
"Stalking Leopard"
by Kerry Hallam

"Ribbons and Bows Box"
by Carole Rothman

"Block and Trowel"
by Robert Webster

See the winners from the last Best Project Design Contest here

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