Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)
Notice!  The patterns in Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts  magazine are missing some items.  Go to the Scroll Saw Magazine link and review
 the patterns.  I don't know why they did not print out, but the patterns on
 my web site will provide the necessary information you need to complete
 this project.  Any questions, email me at

Where can I purchase the hardware?
Most RC hobby stores carry brass and steel rods.  Brass tubing should also
be available there.  You can also buy tubing and rods from
The 5/32" brass tubing has a .014" wall.  
Can other woods be used besides baltic birch?
You can use any wood you want too.  I use baltic birch  laminated to
limit expansion and contraction caused by humidity.  Baltic birch is bought in
one eighth and one sixteenth thickness and glued up to the desired dimension