This title 44 original patterns for creating three-dimensional projects on the scroll saw. This title covers all the basics, from choosing wood to cutting, painting, and finishing. Author Diana Thompson's previous books on the subject have sold more than 55,000 copies., You can learn the basics of compound cutting; a simple technique that produces astonishingly complex-looking results, and discover how easy it is to learn this exciting method for creating three-dimensional projects on the scroll saw. Author and artist Diana Thompson offers 44 of her best workshop-tested, ready-to-use designs. Step-by-step demonstrations help beginners to improve their skills, whilst the original patterns, ranging from simple to elaborate seasonally themed designs, will delight and challenge advanced scrollers., Helpful hints cover all the basics, from choosing wood to cutting, painting, and finishing these delicate pieces.