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  • It's been 2 day...

    since I finished my truck and I'm already starting to go through withdrawals..
    I need a project!

    Trout
    Hawk G-4 Jetcraft
    Fish are food, not friends!

  • #2
    lol feeling the addiction there Trout ?


    Charlie,
    Charlie
    "Everything Happens for a Reason"
    Craftsman 18in. 21609

    http://wolfmooncreations.weebly.com

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    • #3
      looking for a fix...

      I was over on the MSN free site and came across a pattern I wouldn't mind doing. I tried printing it but I guess it was to big for my printer and I only got half.
      so what's the trick for those free patterns?

      Trout
      Hawk G-4 Jetcraft
      Fish are food, not friends!

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      • #4
        Possible solutions

        Hmmm,

        Don't you have an option on your printer that says "fit to a page"?

        It should reduce the size so it prints on one page.

        Or you can try and resize the image with some imaging software.

        I'm sure a guy feeling withdrawal will find a solution

        Regards,
        Marcel
        http://marleb.com
        DW788. -Have fun in the shop or it isn't a hobby anymore.

        NOTE: No trees were killed in the sending of this message, but a large number of electrons were terribly inconvenienced.

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        • #5
          Depending on the program you are using to print with there are different ways. I use Adobe Photoshop CS2. With that you can go into a print preview and select one half of the pattern, then repeat the process and select the other half. Don't forget to leave some overlap on each side to help line everything up. Most people seem to use PSP, so hopefully somebody can give you the 'How To' on that one.

          Jim
          Jim
          DeWalt DW788 & Dremel 1680

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          • #6
            I did....

            Originally posted by Marcel in Longueuil
            Hmmm,
            I'm sure a guy feeling withdrawal will find a solution
            Regards,
            Marcel
            I saved it and then that gave me more printer options so I printed it as a landscape which did the trick...

            I found a pattern of a 34 Frod Truck...
            that should hold me over until I get some more wood. I gave my first steelhead trout away so I think it's time I make one for our wall...

            thanks again
            Trout
            Hawk G-4 Jetcraft
            Fish are food, not friends!

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            • #7
              that's an even better Idea...

              Originally posted by Jim8Mad
              you can go into a print preview and select one half of the pattern, then repeat the process and select the other half. Don't forget to leave some overlap on each side to help line everything up.
              Jim
              because the 8 1/2 X 11 is a little small and the truck doesn't fit that fully eather...

              Thanks Jim
              Trout
              Hawk G-4 Jetcraft
              Fish are food, not friends!

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              • #8
                I've already been there and done the steellhead....
                maybe I'll do one of those fancy clocks....

                Trout
                Hawk G-4 Jetcraft
                Fish are food, not friends!

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