banished woodworking

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin 2961 Sales On Etsy since 2008

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banished woodworking

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin | 2961 Sales

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Scott Snyder

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Scott Snyder


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About banished

Sales 2,961
On Etsy since 2008

You should see what I saw

I started using a scroll saw when I was 12 years old.
I ran to the library and got a book with easy patterns and started making every pattern I could find. I would dream about making stuff for a living. (My grandfather was a bird carver and would sell at shows. I was the rug rat checking out all the booths) What a great year... then I found girls.

I quickly discovered girls are much better than wood working. They smell better and are less dusty. I still made things but mainly to impress girls. Quick side note, Teenage girls are not impressed with wood working. " I really like you, here's a napkin holder."

Flash forward a few years... a few kids and a few wives later... I decided I needed a woodworking shop.. I went to the store to get some tools and there it was, a little cheap scroll saw. Memories came back of all the good times I had so I picked it up.

I started making my own patterns, joined a few groups and kept cutting. I started making toys to entertain my kids in the shop. Kids like saw dust and telling you what to make. I found etsy and thought it would be fun to try to sell my creations and the rest is history.
Not ready to quit my day job quite yet but maybe someday.

p.s. Women like napkin holders.


Shop members

  • scott snyder

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Everything

    I have been wood working for 20+ years. i started on etsy in 2008. I love this place.

  • vicki hendriksen

    Finishing, Packaging

    Vicki may be the best girl friend ever. She helps out with shipping and finishing.

  • skittles and oreo

    Alarm Clocks

  • Peanut

    Photo Inspector

Shop policies

Last updated on May 8, 2012
Welcome to my shop..i have been making things out of wood and other mediums as long as i can remember (my mom really liked the macaroni necklace i made her in kindergarten.) i have been working with a scroll saw on and off for 20+ years.

Accepted payment methods

Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
If something is broken in the mail, i'll replace or refund when item is returned.
I accept PayPal.
I ship USPS. Items are shipped 1st class or priority depending on their weight.
Additional policies and FAQs
I curently have a 3-5 business day production time. 7 business day for custom items
i take great pride in my work and my toys should last a very long time. they do not do well with grown ups stepping on them being thrown out windows..etc nor does any toy.