Wildlife Projects: 28 Favorite Projects and Patterns

Overview

Discover your inner Dr. Dolittle as you work on these 28 popular animal projects collected from the pages of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts including birds, pets, wildlife, water life, and big cats. From scroll saw only projects that use dozens of cuts on a single piece of wood, to those that incorporate different skills to form multi-dimensional intarsia images, you'll go wild for these wonderful creatures.

Whether you are a beginner or have been scrolling for years, ...

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Overview

Discover your inner Dr. Dolittle as you work on these 28 popular animal projects collected from the pages of Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts including birds, pets, wildlife, water life, and big cats. From scroll saw only projects that use dozens of cuts on a single piece of wood, to those that incorporate different skills to form multi-dimensional intarsia images, you'll go wild for these wonderful creatures.

Whether you are a beginner or have been scrolling for years, you'll be inspired by the unique designs from renowned scrollers Kathy Wise, Gary Browning, Charles Dearing, Lora Irish, and others. Plus, you will find expert step-by-step instructions along with all the crisp photos, detailed patterns, tips, and techniques you need to guarantee success with your wildlife project.

Some of the fun and challenging designs inside Wildlife Projects include:
" A Sea Turtle Intarsia
" Birds and Boughs Fretwork
" Lighted Woodland Shadowbox
" A Majestic Moose Coat Rack
" Solid Surface Veneer Lion

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565235021
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/1/2011
  • Series: Scroll Saw Woodworki Series
  • Pages: 112
  • Sales rank: 503,881
  • Product dimensions: 8.40 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Lora S. Irish is an internationally known artist and author.In addition to her work as an author, in 1997, working from her home studio, Lora and her husband, Michael, created www.carvingpatterns.com, an Internet-based studio focusing on online tutorials, projects, and patterns created exclusively by Lora for crafters and artisans. The website offers more than 1,500 patterns in various subject categories, including Americana, Animal and Wildlife, Celtic Knots, Dragons and Beasts, Nautical and Sea Life, Spirit People, and many more. Lora continues to provide new patterns-and inspiration to many artists-at the site. Lora also contributes a regular relief carving pattern column to Woodcarving Illustrated magazine and is a frequent contributor to Scroll Saw Woodworking and Crafts magazine.

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.

Gary Browning has used his scroll saw portrait techniques to preserve many treasured family photographs. He also enjoys scrolling portraits of pets, wild animals and celebrities. His techniques and projects have been featured in Scroll Saw Workshop magazine.

Neal Moore, a retired Navy Chief Warrant Officer, is one of those who are considered the absolute-best at what they do for the Navy, having risen through the ranks of the enlisted to eventually receive a Presidential appointment. Retired since 1983, Neal Moore has shifted his interest in exacting technical operations to a different venue, the scroll saw. After purchasing his first scroll saw in 2003, Neal soon developed his own patterns, and perfected a wood-crafting technique called "segmented portraiture". His work has been featured on the cover of Scroll Saw Workshop magazine and he is a moderator for Scroll Saw Workshop's message board Neal Moore lives in Cottageville, West Virginia.

Kathy Wise has been sculpting dogs and animals professionally for more than 25 years. Much of her time is now spent in the woodshop and art studio working on new and exciting designs for intarsia artists to cut and enjoy. Kathy is a frequent contributor to Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts. For more information visit her website at www.kathywise.com.

Charles Dearing currently resides in Round Rock, Texas. His artistic talents became evident at an early age, but he didn't discover the joys of scrolling until later in life. For Charles, scrolling became an addiction. He started creating his own designs when he couldn't find commercial patterns to meet his needs. He continues to strive for success, mainly driven by the love he has for his beautiful daughter, Kacey. Visit Charles' website at www.BullRunArt.com.

Tom Sevy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who relies on scrolling for relaxation. He has been scrolling for many years.

Janette Square, of Eugene, Ore., specializes in wildlife and pet intarsia projects. For more of her work, visit www.square-designs.com.

Kevin Daly operates K&J Woodworks in Seymore, Ct.

Tim Rogers lives on Oak Grove Island in Brunswick, Ga., with his wife, Natalie. Tim works full time as a curriculum designer for the federal government. He has been designing intarsia projects since 2007 and occasionally teaches scroll saw and intarsia classes. Tim's sea turtle intarsia was a finalist in the 2007 Best Project Design Contest. To view more of his work, visit www.intarsiaconcepts.com.

Shannon Flowers is the editorial manager for Woodcarving Illustrated and Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts. Shannon has been with Fox Chapel since 1999 and can be contacted at Shannon@FoxChapelPublishing.com.

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Table of Contents

Birds
*America's Symbol of Freedom
*Birds and Boughs Fretwork
*Blue Jay Intarsia
*Break of Dawn
*Loons
Pets
*Intarsia Cat Portrait
*Man's Best Friend
*Horse
*Easter Bunny Intarsia
Sea life
*Brown Trout Scrollsaic
*Build a Realistic Crab
*Catch of the Day
*On the Ocean Floor
*Sea Turtle Intarsia
North American Wildlife
*Bear Layerscape
*Buffalo Layerscape
*Howling Wolf Trivet
*Majestic Elk
*Majestic Moose Coat Rack
*Lighted Woodland Shadowbox
*Pack Mates
*Hunter's Pride Display Shelf
*Grizzly Bear Portrait Walk Through
Big Cats
*Hangin' Out with Mom
*Jaguar Cub
*Solid Surface Veneer Lion
*Stalking Leopard Portrait
*Tiger Portrait

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