Christmas gifts handmade – with fret-jigsaw

What`s `Laubsäge´ in English?

A fret saw gets its name from the French word freter, which means ‚lattice‘, a structure made from overlapping pieces of material that form intricate patterns.

A Jigsaw is an electric tool to cut wood. For pictures (follow the link):

Jigsaw Pictures

A hand operated jigsaw is this:

Small hand-held jigsaw for wood cutting, isolate, fretsaw

©Henadzi Pechan

For more pics and info (follow the links):

Hand operated Jigsaw

But it`s also a fret saw (link):

Fret Saw

Last edition with fret – or jigsaw

Christmas gifts – handmade


Modest family demands are met by the simple work, which conveys an entertaining evening program in a way that is as original as it is entertaining (Loriot – free-translated)


Cinnamon stars (handsawn)

3 egg whites-250 g caster sugar, 1 teaspoon cinnamon, add 325g finely chopped almonds, knead well, roll out dough on baking tray, take out of the oven after 6 – 8 hours (A). Then Mother’s tranquil Christmas work begins (B). Note: Cinnamon stars of mother handsawn still taste best (Loriot – free-translated).

Who is Loriot

Bernhard-Victor Christoph-Carl von Bülow (12 November 1923 – 22 August 2011), known as Vicco von Bülow (from Bernhard-Victor Christoph-Carl) or Loriot, was a German comedian, humorist, cartoonist, film director, actor and writer….


Loriot in 1971 (Wikipedia)

More Info by Wikipedia (link):

Loriot Infos


Write on it: Open only Christmas Eve (Loriot – free-translated)

Be surprised by a special gift…

I wish you all a merry Christmas!!


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