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Simply Wood: 40 Stylish and Easy To Make Projects for the Modern Woodworker


A bright, creative force in scroll sawing breathes new life into the craft with modern, hip designs for decorating the home.

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A bright, creative force in scroll sawing breathes new life into the craft with modern, hip designs for decorating the home.

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Woodworking artist Ganief focuses on shapes and motifs in this collection of stylish and decorative woodworking projects using a scroll saw. The projects include no-nonsense descriptions and close-up photographs of each step, as well as all necessary templates for cutting. The aesthetic is modern and geometric, and natural and Asian motifs figure prominently. While Ganief provides some instruction for newer woodworkers, knowledge of basic techniques and access to woodworking supplies are assumed.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565234406
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/1/2010
  • Edition description: General
  • Pages: 200
  • Sales rank: 587,976
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Roshaan Ganief is the creative force and owner of MokaJade Designs which creates handcrafted, custom woodwork for clients in Canada, U.S. and internationally. Her work has been featured in juried craft shows and exhibitions including a recent solo show at a gallery in Vancouver. She has studied Fine Art and Design and is currently enrolled in the renowned Fine Furniture Program at Camosun College in Victoria, B.C. Originally from Cape Town, South Africa, she currently resides in picturesque Surrey, B.C.

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Getting Started

Chapter 2: Personal Accessories





*Belt Buckle

Chapter 3: Home Decor


*Picture Frames

*Candle Holder

*Key Cabinet

*Accent Lamp

Chapter 4: Wall Accents

*Four-piece square: Koi

*Four-piece square: Circles

*Circle: Chinese Coin

*Circle: Tree

*Plexiglas: Leaf Motif

*Plexiglas: Buddhist

*Layered: Horse

*Layered: Butterfly

*Framed: Green Man

*Framed: Buddhist

Chapter 5: Office Accessories

*Pen Holder

*Business Card Holder

*File Organizer: Circles

*File Organizer: Koi

*Tissue Box Cover: Cubic

*Tissue Box Cover: Orchid

*Magnet Board: Knots

*Magnet Board: Cherry Blossom


Edge-sanding jig

Right angle alignment jig for drill press

Slot-cutting jig for table saw

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