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Scroll Saw Relief Projectsby Marilyn Carmin
Synopses & Reviews
Turn your favorite fretwork pattern into something special with the techniques inside this new book from veteran scroll saw artist and designer Marilyn Carmin. First, review your basic fretwork skills with tips, exercises and patterns to hone your skills. Then move on to learning scroll saw relief techniques. You'll find more tips and techniques plus patterns for relief scrolling and relief/fret combination scrolling. Your resulting masterpieces will showcase beautiful scroll saw work and layers of relief.
Turn your favorite fretwork pattern into something special with the techniques found in this book. Features tips and ready-to-use patterns for more than 70 stunning projects!
Scroll saw artists, with the help of the breakthrough techniques described in this guide, can create 3-D landscapes and portraits that look stunningly realistic. The basic techniques are thoroughly described, and dozens of examples are illustrated and patterned. Even novice woodworkers can, with the help of this guide, produce remarkable objects, and experienced craftsmen will be able to add a new dimension to their work.
About the Author
Marilyn Carmin is a professional artist turned woodworker who has elevated scroll saw work into an art form. Her particular specialty of making relief landscapes and portraits in wood has led her across the United States teaching seminars and exhibiting her work at galleries and woodworking fairs. She lives in Portland, Oregon.
Table of Contents
About the Author iv Part 1: Relief Cutting 1 Gallery and Technique 1 Patterns 8 Part 2: Fret Cutting 40 Gallery and Technique 40 Patterns 45 Part 3: Combining Relief and Fret 79 Gallery and Technique 79 Patterns 84
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