Sue Mey – Her work is featured in certain scroll saw pattern catalogues and in the magazines displayed on this online shopping website. Visit www.scrollsawartist.com
Unlike most of Del’s wooden machines, this pedal-powered scroll saw actually “does something”…it is a working tool. A wooden machine that can cut up wood…that sounds cannibalistic! But as Del points out, it is functional but not really practical. This machine has some parts made of other materials than wood: the flywheel is weighted with lead, the standard saw blade is steel & its holder aluminum, and metal screws & bolts were used to make it easier to take apart for adjustment or repair. To me, one of the most fascinating parts of the machine is the intricate pedal linkage. I know it took Del quite a bit of “fiddlin’” to make the pedals work smoothly. If you would like to communicate with Del directly, his YouTube channel is www.youtube.com
This looks like an introduction to the scroll saw for students in a shop class. The video isn’t very good, but it has some decent info if you’re brand new to the scroll saw.
This is video that shows a 12mm cut-out of the letters ‘Girl’ on a DeWalt DW 788 scroll saw.
An introduction to scrollsawing, with a simple project beginners can make without artistic skill or a pattern. More scrollsaw info: www.squidoo.com/scrollsaw My website: www.amazedcreations.com
Here’s a couple videos from Kostas Workshop. Kosta shows you the basics of a scroll saw. He’ll show you around the scroll saw, blade changing, tilting blades and more. He’ll even demonstrates how to cut a few simple shapes. These videos come mostly from a woodworker’s perspective rather than a scroll saw hobbyist. You can find Kostas Workshop blog here.
Here’s a 3 part video tutorial from Scroll Saw Goodies as Chris (aka Messman) takes a bird photograph and converts it into a scroll saw pattern. Armed with Adobe Photoshop, you can create your own scroll saw patterns using these techniques.
In this video, Carter Johnson demonstrates how to cut a free-form puzzle with his scroll saw. He doesn’t use a puzzle pattern, rather he cuts them freehand and uses color lines to guide the shape. The result is an interesting and difficult jigsaw puzzle. He gives tips for creating your own freehand jigsaw puzzles.
Here’s a quick video as Scott Snyder makes the famous hand-turkey into a wheeled toy using a scroll saw. He operates Banished Wood Working where he sells many of his scroll saw creations.
Here’s a quick video from Scott Snyder of Banished Wood Working as he creates an easy duck pull toy with his scroll saw.