2015 Scroll Saw Artist Contest

Everything you need to know, well maybe not everything, but enough to get you started in the Scroll Saw Artist Contest. Happy Scrolling. A big Thank You to all the Sponsors. If you visit my website the Sponsors Logo's are linked to their Website or Facebook Page. Please go by and visit their website/page and show support for all the fantastic prizes the have so generously offered.

Top Three Winners from 2015

1st Place James Robanske, Hook & Saw

Prize : Scroll Saw

2nd Place Steve French, Wood n Stuff

Prize : $50 Wooden Teddy Bear

3rd Place John PA Cosens

Prize : Steve Good Pattern DVD's



2015 Scroll Saw Contest Playlist

Sponsors of the Art



Contest Drawing Winner's and their Prizes

Winners of the Drawing Their Prize
Tommy G Fast Cap: $25 worth of Merchandise
Tim's Woodworking Know What Mom Knows: Artisan Temptations
Donna Presley Spirals by Steve E-Book
Donald Matthew Karl Taylor Drum Sanding set
Joseph Poindexter Steve Good Pattern DVDs
Steve Moody Steve Good Wooden Vases E-Book
Gary Lucas Steve Good Wooden Vases E-Book
Glen Benson Miter Mike's T-shirt
Night Hawk Z Fast Cap: $25 worth of Merchandise
Dominic Bender Steve Good DVD
Florian Ofner Dave Gatton $100 Gift Card
Ted Smith Karl Taylor Micro Drill Set; 2pc Router Set; 2pc Dremel Bit Set
Barry Jackson Mike's Workshop; $50 worth of Merchandise
Tim Bohannon Steve Good Wooden Vases E-Book
Not Just Sawdust Charles Dearing 20 Patterns
Shelly Cole Miter Mike's T-shirt




Information and Rules

The contest is open to outside the USA. However, some prizes may only be available inside the USA do to Customs and Shipping Regulations beyond the sponsors' control.


  • Project must be created on a Scroll Saw. Any materials such as wood, Corian, plastic, etc. may be used so long as it is cut on a Scroll Saw. Finish for entry is of the contestant's choice.
  • The 2015 contest theme is Halloween.
  • No Laser Cutters or CNC Machines allowed.
  • Only one entry per channel/person.
  • Create a build video no longer than ten minutes in length and submit the video link to russclaridy@simplywoodencreations.com. Subject line must contain the words 2015 Contest. Video title Must be labelled Simply Wooden Creations Scroll Saw Contest, 2015. Contestants are also asked to provide any other information they feel may aid in contacting them if needed. Address, phone numbers, etc. All information provided will not be shared and will only be used for contest communications.
  • If a video camera cannot be used contestant may submit a picture video of the build. A picture video is pictures taken during the build and arranged in order and converted to video. However, entry must be in video format.
  • Contest runs from October 1 through October 31, 2015. Videos must be submitted before 11:59 pm EST October 31, 2015.
  • The top three winners will have their choice of prizes and will be notified by email the week of November 7, 2015 and must reply by email, their choice, by November 9 11:59 pm, or another runner up winner will be chosen for those prizes. Winners and their prize selection will be announced Saturday, November 21, 2015 at 8:30 pm on my show "Let's Talk Shop with Russ" on YouTube. During the show there will also be a random drawing for the other contestants for the remaining prizes so everyone will have a chance to win.

Simply Wooden Creations reserves the right to modify the rules, dates, times etc. as needed do to unforeseen circumstances.

Judging Criteria

  • Interpretation/Clarity of the theme
  • Creativity
  • Originality
  • Craftsmanship

There will be a panel of three judges to be determined.