Scroll Saw Fundamentals: Scroll Saw Fundamentals:The Complete Guide

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Hearst Books, 2005 - House & Home - 192 pages
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With expert advice, color photos, drawings, and exploded diagrams, Popular Mechanics reveals exactly what the endlessly versatile and extremely popular scroll saw can do. By first explaining how the scroll saw works, then offering basic techniques, and finally presenting simple projects, this invaluable manual provides an education that woodworkers can draw on for years to come. Everything about this must-have tool is covered: cutting wood to precise dimension, enlarging and reducing patterns, pattern and template placement, inside and outside cuts, and advanced techniques, such as bevel and compound sawing. There's even a visual "anatomy" of available scroll saws, along with guidance on maintenance and troubleshooting. The great projects include a potpourri box, collapsible basket, plate holder and compound-cut chess set.
 

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Popular Mechanics Workshop: Scroll Saw Fundamentals: The Complete Guide

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Geared to the novice home craftsperson, both of these books in the "Popular Mechanics Workshop" series cover different saws quite effectively. Peters, the author of numerous woodworking, building, and ... Read full review

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I am new to scroll saw. Had several questions before buying a saw. This book has provided me with wealth of information regarding various scroll saw concepts and how they work. I thank Rick Peters for a book which is very well written and detailed..

Contents

Acknowledgments
4
Scroll Saw Accessories
27
Basic Scroll Saw Techniques
41
Advanced Scroll Saw Techniques
81
ShopMade Jigs Fixtures
111
Maintenance Troubleshooting
141
Scroll Saw Projects
163
Index
190
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