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Woodworker's Pattern Book : 78 Realistic Fretwork Animals (Paperback) (Wayne Fowler & Jacob Fowler)
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Woodworker's Pattern Book is the definitive guide to creating beautiful wooden animal portraits with the scroll saw. Realistic ready-to-use patterns are provided for 75 fascinating creatures, from exotic predators to familiar backyard friends. Father and son scroll sawing team Wayne and Jacob Fowler have based every design on their own extensive photographic studies of live animals, taken on location in the wild, in zoos, and in nature preserves. From jaguars and jackrabbits to rattlesnakes and rhinoceros, each animal can be cut as a single, freestanding piece of wood. The authors include advice for beginners on getting started, with expert scrolling tips and techniques plus advice on wood preparation, blade selection, cutting strategy, finishing, and display options. A full color photo gallery will inspire you with the range of impressive wildlife projects that you can complete with this book.