Articles by: Bob Duncan

SSW Forum Down Temporarily

SSW Forum Down Temporarily

The Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Forum is shut down temporarily. With the recent upgrade, we think a default setting got tripped because all of a sudden folks were getting an e-mail every time there was a new post. Obviously, we don’t want to clog up your e-mails, so we’re shutting […]

by April 27, 2016 Comments are Disabled Community
Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring  / Summer 2016: Issue 63

Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Spring / Summer 2016: Issue 63

The Spring/Summer 2016 issue of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts features a variety of projects, patterns, and features, as well as interesting techniques. This issue is a part of the regular magazine subscription. It is also available from your favorite retailer or from Fox Chapel Publishing, www.foxchapelpublishing.com, 1-800-457-9112. SCROLL DOWN FOR A SNEAK PEEK! […]

by March 16, 2016 Comments are Disabled Current Issue

Harold the Hurried Hummingbird Video

Simple mechanism makes the wings flutter fast By David Wakefield Harold the Hurried Hummingbird’s mechanism is simpler than many others. In fact, if you can drill holes, you can make this mechanism. Scroll down to see Harold in action.

by March 16, 2016 Comments are Disabled Videos
SuperMax 19-38 Drum Sander

SuperMax 19-38 Drum Sander

If you regularly work with thin blanks, and especially if you resaw your own stock, you probably need a drum sander. This tool can surface wood and reduce its thickness without damaging it. What is a drum sander? Scrollers often use the terms “sanding drum” and “drum sander” interchangeably, but […]

by March 16, 2016 Comments are Disabled Tools & Tips
Vote Now-2016 People’s Choice Contest: Workshop and Jewelry

Vote Now-2016 People’s Choice Contest: Workshop and Jewelry

Vote now for the 2016 Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts People’s Choice Awards. Below are the finalists for the Workshop and Jewelry categories sponsored by Seyco. Voting will end on March 15, 2016 and the winners will be announced in the Summer/Fall issue of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts . The results […]

by March 1, 2016 Comments are Disabled 2016 Design Contest
Wixey Digital Angle Gauge

Wixey Digital Angle Gauge

If you make scroll saw baskets, bowls, relief cuts, or angle your saw table for any other reason, the Wixey Digital Angle Gauge will make your life easier. This handy tool attaches to most saw tables (or saw arms in the case of the Excalibur saws) using strong magnets. Accurate […]

by February 8, 2016 Comments are Disabled Tools & Tips
SawStop Jobsite Saw Review

SawStop Jobsite Saw Review

The SawStop Jobsite Saw makes a great addition to our readers’ shops. Not only does it fold for easy storage, but it includes many features to keep you safe. It also includes some perks usually only seen in more expensive saws. Our technical editor, Bob Duncan, put the saw through […]

by February 5, 2016 Comments are Disabled Tools & Tips, Videos
Book Corner: Scroll Saw Military Designs

Book Corner: Scroll Saw Military Designs

By Carly Glasmyre Haas When Scroll Saw Military Designs came out in 2000, there was nothing like it on the market. Fox Chapel Publishing received a lot of requests to reprint this book, and Mindy Kinsey, Bob Duncan, and I took on the challenge! We began by changing the title […]

by February 5, 2016 Comments are Disabled News
Shop Mate Cleanup Wipes

Shop Mate Cleanup Wipes

Dust Off’s Shop Mate Cleanup Wipes are a must for every workshop. With four boys under age 10 (and their 1-year-old sister), my family goes through a lot of pre-moistened disinfecting wipes. Dust Off’s Shop Mate Wipes serve the same purpose in your shop. They clean residue, sap, and other […]

by December 9, 2015 Comments are Disabled Reviews
Kutzall Hand Grit Rasps

Kutzall Hand Grit Rasps

Sometimes it is difficult to fit a sanding drum or rotary tool into a tight section of an intarsia or fretwork design. You can always hand-sand, but that’s often tedious and uncomfortable. The best tool to reach for is often a rasp, but the utility of traditional rasps is limited […]

by December 9, 2015 Comments are Disabled Reviews