Removing Scroll Saw Patterns From Your Work Piece

In the previous video, I showed you several different methods of applying your pattern to the work piece.  In this video, I’ll share several different ways of removing your patterns.  What is your favorite method?  Share how you do it in the comments below.  While you’re at it, please subscribe to the Scroll Saw Goodies YouTube channel so you don’t miss any new scroll saw goodness.

A full written tutorial is available at Scroll Saw Village.  You can find that here.

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Applying Scroll Saw Patterns To Your Work Piece

One of the questions I get a lot, especially from new scrollers, is how to attach a pattern to your work piece.  That’s a tough one, because if you ask 10 scrollers how to do that, you’ll get 12 different answers.  Each scroll saw artist has their own preferred method of attaching patterns.  In this video, we’ll explore some of the common methods of attaching your pattern to your work piece.  Hopefully you’ll find one that will work best for you in your shop.  If your favorite method wasn’t covered, share with us in the comments below.

I’ve also included a written tutorial at Scroll Saw Village.  You can find that here.

Next week, I’ll have a video on removing patterns.  So be sure to look out for that.  Enjoy the show!

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Putting Text On A Path With GIMP

I got a question from Gator on Scroll Saw Village. He’s working on a pattern in GIMP and would like to add text along a path. In this video, I’ll show you how to add text along a wavy path, as well as in a circle. Creating this kind of word art in GIMP is a little clunky. A better tool for this would be to use Inkscape where you have a little more control over the letters and paths you create. However, it is possible in GIMP with some trial and error to get it to look the way you want.

You can find the discussion page on Scroll Saw Village if you have questions or comments. Enjoy the show!


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Word Art Intersecting Word Art

Brian is trying to design a sign where a script intersects existing word art.  He wants to design it so that it’s easy to read, and won’t fall apart after cutting.  In this episode, I’ll show you how to create word art that intersects word art. You can find the discussion page on Scroll Saw […]

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Using Lines as a Design Element in Inkscape

Here is a quick pattern designing Q&A. Jeff is designing a dream catcher and he was wondering how to design the webbing in Inkscape. This episode I show you how to lay in the webbing with the bezier tool, then change that line into an object. Robert had a question on how to export a […]

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Creating Word Art with Inkscape

Word art patterns are popular with scrollers. They can quote a religious text, words of wisdom, funny sayings, or someone’s name.  Here’s a tutorial on how to create your own word art using Inkscape. I posted parts 1 and 2 below.  If you’re looking for written instructions, they can be found at Scroll Saw Village […]

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Making Bunny Cars

Easter is right around the corner and this easy project will certainly delight the little ones in your life. This simple scroll saw project is made out of 3/4″ stock. Either paint or cut from your favorite hardwood. Download the Bunny Cars pattern here. Related posts: Designing Bunny Cars Simple Bunny Puzzle Painted Bunny Puzzle […]

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