For those who consider the scroll saw a tool limited to cutting your grandpas average Christmas ornament or puzzle, think again. This sometimes overlooked tool can produce amazing artwork and the projects from designer-turned-woodworker Roshaan Ganief just might do for scroll-sawing what Apolo Ohno has done for speed-skating - make people love it. Simply Wood includes 40 projects for lighting accessories, wall plaques, jewellery and office accessories that are simply put, cool. The designs are contemporary and reflect the taste of todays young, fresh homeowners. Themes include cubic, botanical, Celtic and Eastern designs. Readers can even make a collection of items from the theme they like most. And the author provides several alternate designs for each project, allowing crafters to reflect their own unique tastes. For readers new to woodworking, Ganief provides a Getting Started chapter in which she discusses the materials readers will need, how to use the scroll saw and how to safely achieve desired results. Step-by-step instructions and colour sequence photos guide readers from start to finish. Anyone who loves decor with a chic, modern flair will absolutely want to add these gorgeous pieces to their homes.