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  • Hello From Milwaukee

    I’ve been lurking for a couple of weeks and thought it was about time I introduced myself. I’ve been scrolling for about 10 years since I received an inexpensive pin-end scroll saw as a gift. I upgraded to a pin-less saw about 5 years ago and have been mainly scrolling fretwork design patterns for friends and family.

    I recently decided to expand my woodworking tools arsenal with the purchase of a decent router table and router. I’m thinking that my first router project will be a router table cabinet … now I have to figure out where to incorporate the scrolling into the cabinet

    Looking forward to following the message threads …. Tom In Wisconsin

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    Big Welcome. Hope you enjoy your vists here.

    BTW (and OT): Does Milwaukee still have Summer Fest down by Lake Michigan? Went to a few back in the 1970's and had a great time with the music and the HUGE amount of beer being served.



    • #3
      Welcome Tom. Im Dale, just south of you, in Racine County, Kansasville to be exact. Theres a ton of info in here for us Cheeseheads.
      And Phil, yes Summerfest is still going strong! Come on up sometime.I actually havent been to summerfest in about 10 years, I guess Im either too old for that, or to tight to pay for parking (or both). Dale
      Dale w/ yella saws


      • #4
        Thanks for the welcome guys …

        Summer Fest in the 70’s …. brings back memories of younger days when I was in a band that played there.

        I still catch it occasionally, during the day, but it gets a little too crowded for me at night (sure sign of getting old).

        I’m looking forward to learning from the experts on this forum. I doubt that I’ll be able to offer much advice, but maybe someone can learn from all the mistakes I seem to make.



        • #5
          Welcome from Montana!! I hope you will enjoy yourself on here as I have. Great People, Awesome tips and advise, and good stories! Welcome aboard!!

          "All it Takes For the Forces of EVIL to Rule Is For Enough GOOD People To DO NOTHING!"

          Saws: Excaliber 30; Dewalt 788 'Twins', Makita SJ401 (Retired), Grizzly G1012 18" Bandsaw


          • #6
            Welcome Tom. looks like you have a great start. Im sure you could give us some of your talent. you have been scrolling for a while now. again wilcome. your friend Evie


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