Create beautiful wooden animal portraits on the scroll saw with Woodworker's Pattern Book. Realistic ready-to-use patterns are provided for 78 fascinating creatures, from exotic predators to familiar backyard friends. Father and son scroll sawing team Wayne and Jacob Fowler have based every design on their own extensive photographic studies of live animals, taken on location in the wild, in zoos, and in nature preserves. Each animal can be cut as a single, freestanding piece of wood. The authors include advice for beginners on getting started, with expert scrolling tips and techniques plus advice on wood preparation, blade selection, cutting strategy, finishing, and display options. A full color photo gallery will inspire you with the range of impressive wildlife projects that you can complete with this book. Seventy-five realistic, ready-to-use patterns include: BIG CATS: Alert Siberian Tiger; Mountain Lion; Cheetah Prowling; Jaguar Resting; Watchful Leopard. PREDATORS: Snarling Wolf; Red Fox; Polar Bear; Black Bear with Cubs; Florida Alligator. BIRDS OF PREY: Golden Eagle; Barn Owl with Mouse; Peregrine Falcon; Sparrow Hawk; Osprey with Dinner. BACKYARD ANIMALS: Big Horn Sheep; Black Tailed Deer; Cottage Chipmunk; Eastern Massauga Rattlesnake; Jackrabbit. EXOTIC ANIMALS: Cape Buffalo; Giraffe Mother and Child; Rhinoceros; Savannah Elephant; Peacock Resplendent.