Emmanuel is well known for his transformation decks (Clipped Wings and Curator Playing Cards), which incorporate the suits into a design. Like its predecessors, Sawdust is a fully custom transformation deck featuring 55 unique works of art, all entirely cut by hand.
Emmanuel use just scissors and an X-acto knife to cut paper and create the images. Here's a look at the paper cutting technique for Sawdust's Six of Hearts:
Sawdust is now available on Kickstarter and will be printed by the USPCC with air-cushion magic finish. Pledge starts from $11 and there are multiple add-ons available such as uncut sheets, art prints, and art book.