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  • Hello from Longueuil

    Hi,

    I just purchased a DW788 for my birthday last weekend and found this forum by running a search on "DW788" on my favorite search engine: dogpile.com.

    I've looked at some of the threads and found it interresting enough to sign-up.

    I have a LOT to learn as I've never used a scrollsaw before, I don't have a lathe, but I have a well equiped shop.

    I may not have much to show for a while, or to say either, but I will be taking in all the information I can grab and participating where I can.

    BTW, for the curious: Longueuil is located on the South Shore of Montreal across the St-Lawrence river. It is the 4th biggest city in the province of Quebec, Canada. French is my mother tongue, and I'm fluent in both French and English.

    Talk to you soon,
    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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    Welcome to the forum Marcel.
    Nice to have another Canadian on the site.
    This is a great place to lear, have some fun and share some knowledge.
    We look forward to seeing your work as it progresses.
    CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
    "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
    Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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    • #3
      Yup, welcome .Soon you will be glued to the scrollsaw, and wonder how you ever lived without it.Dale
      Dale w/ yella saws

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      • #4
        Welcome Marcel! I hope you enjoy your visits.

        BTW: Can you help with the pronunciation of your city? Is it something like lon-'kee-el? Americanized pronunciation might be something like long-oil so it won't be that I am sure.

        Phil

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        • #5
          Welcome from Montana! I am looking to get a Dewalt probably next month also. Enjoy the forum!

          Tim
          "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

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          • #6
            Long eel

            Welcome Marcel!!! You're gonna like it here. You really made it tough on a West Virginia Hill Billy to pronounce your home town!! I can pronounce Marcel however and you're going to become addicted to scrolling!! Stop by and chat even if you haven't finished a project yet. We have answers to just about any question regarding scrolling and even "the meaning of life". BTW... I love your search engine...DOG PILE????
            If it don't fit, don't force it....get a bigger hammer!!

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            • #7
              Originally posted by GrayBeard Phil
              Welcome Marcel! I hope you enjoy your visits.

              BTW: Can you help with the pronunciation of your city? Is it something like lon-'kee-el? Americanized pronunciation might be something like long-oil so it won't be that I am sure.

              Phil
              Actually long-oil is pretty close, I haven' found a word in english that is close to the true prononciation of the "ueuil" part, but if you know the french prononciation for "eye" (oeil) it's the same.

              The closest I can come up with is "long-heu-ye", and saying it aloud myself it sounds right. But you guys throw in your local accents and I'm not responsible for accuracy anymore
              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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              • #8
                Welcome

                Welcome Marcel.

                Good to see you found us.

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