From the Back Cover
Make Delightful 3D Characters on Your Scroll Saw Compound cutting is a simple technique that produces astoundingly complex-looking results. Here in her first book, author and artist Diana Thompson presents all the information you'll need to get started on this exciting three-dimensional cutting technique. * 45 shop-tested and ready-to-use patterns * Step-by-step cutting and painting demonstrations * Helpful hints that cover all the basics * Time-saving tips to make the most of your sawing time Cuts to the adjoining sides of a block of wood will create beautiful three-dimensional scroll saw pieces. Great changes have come about in Diana Thompson's life since she discovered scroll sawing several years ago. All of her husband's tools have now become her tools, and what was once all golfing time in now part scroll sawing time. Diana enjoys both designing scroll saw patterns and scrolling. Here, in her first book for Fox Chapel Publishing, she presents some of her best 3D designs plus invaluable tips and techniques. Diana is also a regular contributor to Scrollsaw Workshop Magazine.
About the Author
Diana Thompson is a professional scroll saw artist specializing in compound cutting design. She is the author of several compound design books for the scroll saw, including Compound Christmas Ornaments for the Scroll Saw, Compound Scroll Saw Creations, Custom Wooden Boxes for the Scroll Saw, and Wooden Chess Sets You Can Make. She is a regular contributor to Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts magazine.