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Scroll Saw Workbook, 3rd Edition: Learn to Master Your Scroll Saw in 25 Skill-Building Chapters (Fox Chapel Publishing) Ultimate Beginner's Guide with Projects to Hone Your Scrolling Skills Paperback – Illustrated, September 1, 2014

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From the Publisher

Guide to Scroll Saws, Blades, & Accessories

For the beginning scroller, find an objective guide to today's scroll saws, advice on blade choices and accessories, plus a discussion of the features to look for in your scroll saw, as well as selecting and using patterns and materials.

Getting Started

Hone Your Skills

Fun Exercise Projects

Practice Makes Perfect

Editorial Reviews

From the Back Cover

"The exercises are valuable confidence builders. Now I can tackle even a sharp corner with confidence."
—Chris, Washington, D.C.

Learn to Use
Your Scroll Saw

JOHN NELSON has taught hundreds of students how to quickly and safely use the scroll saw to make practical and beautiful projects. Now it's your turn!

This book is like having an experienced scroller in your shop, looking over your shoulder to tell you step-by-step how to get great results from your scroll saw.

Dozens of skill-building lessons teach you everything you need to know, boiled down to the best and simplest methods. As you progress, each chapter builds on the previous skills you've already learned. By the time you've completed this book, you'll be ready to tackle any scroll saw project with experience and confidence.

Inside you'll find:

  • 25 skill-building practice exercises
  • Patterns and step-by-step cutting instructions
  • Blades, accessories, equipment, materials, and procedures
  • Stack cutting, relief, inlay, compound, segmentation, and more
  • Updated guide to today's best scroll saws

"By the end of the fifth lesson, I was cutting out intricate patterns and enjoying the saw immensely."
—Mike, Chino, CA

"This book explained how to do things I never dreamed of, and gave patterns and exercises to teach new skills."
—David, Charlotte, NC

"Great instructions, explanations, and fantastic exercises in logical order move you forward in expertise and confidence."
—Gary, San Clemente, CA

About the Author

John A. Nelson is considered a master craftsman by scroll saw enthusiasts and is a frequent contributor to Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts magazine. He is the author of 10 books about scroll sawing, including The Complete Guide to Making Wooden Clocks, 50 Easy Weekend Scroll Saw Projects, Making Wooden Baskets on Your Scroll Saw, and Inspirational Scroll Saw Projects. John has spent thousands of hours at the scroll saw, authored dozens of patterns, and built some of the most beautiful examples of scrollwork to be found.

Product details

  • Item Weight : 14.6 ounces
  • Paperback : 96 pages
  • ISBN-10 : 1565238494
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1565238497
  • Product Dimensions : 8.39 x 0.28 x 11.07 inches
  • Publisher : Fox Chapel Publishing; 3rd Edition (September 1, 2014)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.7 out of 5 stars 437 ratings