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  • #16
    Mine was in my mail box in East Tennessee today. Haven't had time to sit down and look yet though.
    Melanie from East TN

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    • #17
      Still waiting.
      Betty

      "Congress needs to realize it is a government of the people, by the people and for the people. Not of the people, by the people and for Congress." - Dr. Benjamin Carson, Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Johns Hopkins Hospital

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      • #18
        waiting here also, I did the cut for the dragon and did not get my early copy.. Hummm
        The other John A. Nelson
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        I just follow the lines and make sawdust
        on a Seyco ST-21 and a Yellow DW788

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        • #19
          Got mine yesterday. I kinda like the looks of the new Pegas scrollsaw that Bob D reviewed. If I were in the market, I'd give that saw some serious consideration. Be nice to see one in person, someplace. I wonder if anyone is going to carry them retail or if they will be on-line order only?
          Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter. Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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          • #20
            Got mine Wednesday and the grain patterns in the bowl Carole made are truly beautiful. She made that piece of wood look great! Great communing with the "wood spirits".
            (But then, she does that to a whole lot of species)
            Jim
            When looking at the clock at work--the correct time is:
            Too early to leave, too late to call in.

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            • #21
              Just got mine, getting ready to go through it now
              "Ever Striving, Never Arriving"
              website: http://www.coincutting.com

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              • #22
                Mine arrived late yesterday. Reno NV
                ♥♥ ♫ ♪ ♫ ♥♥

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                • #23
                  I received mine today in Southwest Florida.

                  Karl
                  Karl in Sunny Southwest Florida

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                  • #24
                    Got mine today. Saw Bob was at gruff and gruff. That’s my go to place for wood. We’ve been going there for about 5 years. Perhaps there will be an open house and the Pegas saw will be there?
                    Betty

                    "Congress needs to realize it is a government of the people, by the people and for the people. Not of the people, by the people and for Congress." - Dr. Benjamin Carson, Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Johns Hopkins Hospital

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                    • #25
                      Originally posted by keystonecop View Post
                      waiting here also, I did the cut for the dragon and did not get my early copy.. Hummm
                      You did an excellent job on it too. Perhaps they sent your early copy to the OTHER John Nelson. Or perhaps someone at the post office lifted your copy.
                      Melanie from East TN

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                      • #26
                        Originally posted by Jim McDonald View Post
                        Got mine Wednesday and the grain patterns in the bowl Carole made are truly beautiful. She made that piece of wood look great! Great communing with the "wood spirits".
                        (But then, she does that to a whole lot of species)
                        Couldn't agree with you more Jim. I always love everything Carole does and wish I had just a small ounce of the talent she does.

                        I also like the hot air ballon that they had in the letters section using the SpectraPly from Jim Maciag. That is the same hot air ballon pattern I had recently tried from scrolleronline. I need to get some SpectraPly and do some with it. Now, to go back to issue 72 to find some sources for it.
                        Melanie from East TN

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                        • #27
                          Thanks, Jim and Melanie, for the kind words. Melanie, with your abilities, if you ever wanted to make a bowl, I know it would be quite impressive.

                          It was fun getting the cypress assignment. The color of the wood, when seen in person, is just lovely, with a real richness and depth. I was also intrigued by the small pieces of pecky cypress, which I almost missed in the package. I had been working on some tea lights, and the wood was just perfect for it, needing just a little smoothing and softening of the edges--talk about an instant project!

                          I had never heard of "sinker cypress", and was pleased to find such an informative article in the magazine, along with the usual array of interesting projects and helpful information. Makes for a good read, even if it's a bit too cold to make sawdust!
                          Carole

                          Follow me on my blog: www.scrollsawbowls.blogspot.com

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                          • #28
                            Originally posted by handibunny View Post
                            Makes for a good read, even if it's a bit too cold to make sawdust!
                            I've got the fever, though. Expect to get wood Tuesday from Ocooh to start making Steve Good's Nativity boxes for Christmas 2019. Need to do at least seven, so I've got to get started as soon as the weather breaks.
                            (Six layers to each box, plus backer and two cuts for each lid. I know I can do it, but at times I feel I am just a bit crazy)

                            Jim
                            When looking at the clock at work--the correct time is:
                            Too early to leave, too late to call in.

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                            • #29
                              The front of my house is Cypress vertical plank and batten. It broke my heart to seal it with a light stain but the weather was really beating it up.
                              I had to replace a few planks and @$75 a plank 10' x 10" by 3/4, I don't want to replace any more .The original was a full 1" thick.
                              The sinker wood is beautiful stuff.
                              Rolf
                              RBI G4 Hawk, Delta SS350, Nova 1624 DVR XP
                              Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
                              Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
                              And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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                              • #30
                                I'm curious to see if the experienced cabinet makers at our local lumberyard/flooring/cabinetry shop are familiar with sinker cypress. I've always liked the grain of cypress, but it does mess up sandpaper something awful.

                                I didn't know that it was used for siding, but it makes sense because of its high oil content. Pricey! I can see why you don't want to replace any more! A few years ago we made some cedar planters for our kids, and were alarmed at the cost of a pretty unremarkable looking wood. I'm grateful for any "freebies" I can get!
                                Carole

                                Follow me on my blog: www.scrollsawbowls.blogspot.com

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