Wooden Chess Sets You Can Make: 9 Complete Designs for the Scroll Saw

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From classic to contemporary, this book features patterns for 9 different chess set designs that can be made on the scroll saw. By ...

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Overview

From classic to contemporary, this book features patterns for 9 different chess set designs that can be made on the scroll saw. By simply using the compound cutting technique that the author outlines in this book, you can create a wooden chess set that will be cherished for years to come.

Choose from 9 Different Designs
- Classic I
- Classic II
- For the Birds
- Happy Bugs
- In the Garden
- Sea Life
- Alien Chess
- Woodworker's Set
- Honorable Heritage

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Wooden Chess Sets You Can Make by Diana Thompson,
presents nine chess set designs that can be made on the scroll saw. It's an easy-to-follow guide for the young, beginning around the shop. The book is an introduction to compound sawing, which the author describes as a technique of making two cuts on one pattern to create a three-dimensional piece. The patterns are presented so they can be cut out and adhered directly to 1-1/2" stock. The chess set designs include a woodworker's set with the pieces resembling a saw, drill bit, hammer, pliers, screwdriver and screws. There's also instruction for making a chessboard. The 66-page softcover sells for $14.95.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565231887
  • Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/2003
  • Pages: 66
  • Sales rank: 710,486
  • Product dimensions: 8.52 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet 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.

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Table of Contents

About the Author iv
Introduction 1
Part One: Compound Basics 2
Part Two: General Directions 10
Part Three: Chess Set Patterns 13
Classic I 14
Classic II 19
For the Birds 24
Happy Bugs 29
In the Garden 34
Sea Life 39
Alien Chess 44
Woodworker's Set 49
Honorable Heritage 54
Part Four: Making a Chess Board 59
Wood Appendix 64

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