Animal Portraits in Wood
Crafting 16 Artistic Mosaics with your Scroll Saw
by Neal Moore

Softcover
215 x 280mm
119pp

Published by Fox Chapel Publishing Co. Inc., East Petersburg PA USA

R.R.P.$26.90

ISBN 978-1-56523-293-3

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The Bison Skull


The Eagle


The Wild Mustang


The Great Horned Owl


The White-Tailed Buck


The Giraffe

 

Extract from back cover of book:

If you can follow a line on a pattern with a scroll saw, you too can create beautiful, one-of-a-kind images of wildlife. Animal Portraits in Wood provides all of the inspiration and guidance you'll need to master the craft of segmented relief portraiture a fun and modern form of intarsia that is extremely easy to learn. Author Neal Moore, a scroll saw artist, offers clear, step-by-step instructions along with precise, realistic patterns that will showcase your talents as you capture the beauty of nature in wood.

Inside you'll receive:

- 16 attractive wildlife patterns, each with a project overview, the number of pieces, and staining and assembly charts

- 3 projects presented from start to finish in an easy step-by-step format that will develop your scrolling skills and fully prepare you for the more challenging patterns

- Tips for creating custom patterns from your own photographs

- Customized framing ideas to bring out the beauty of each completed project

Photos: Colour

Units of Measurement: Imperial

Contents

Introduction: A Brief History of Segmented Portraiture

Part 1: Basic Equipment
Scroll saws and blade selection
Choosing wood
Other tools and materials

Part 2: An Overview of the Process
Understanding relief
Working with patterns
Developing custom patterns
Cutting the projects
Staining
Gluing
Constructing custom frames

Part 3: Step-by-Step Demonstrations
The Bison Skull
The Eagle
The Wild Mustang

Part 4: Projects
The Great Horned Owl
The White-tailed Buck
The Giraffe
The Wolf
The Barn Owl
The Jaguar
The Bobcat
The Tiger
The Bears
The Antelope (Impala)
The Lion
The Lioness
The Cheetah


The Wolf


The Barn Owl


The Jaguar


The Bobcat


The Tiger


The Bears


The Antelope (Impala)


The Lion


The Lioness


The Cheetah