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  • Hello all I am new here

    I just came upon this sight while looking for a pattern on the net.
    I had an old boat anchor of a scrollsaw years ago.. it was frustrating
    Bought one this week and wanting to get back into it
    AFter I made out my sign on name I seen there was another Dale here.

    Some time in the future I am looking for a pattern of a covered wagon
    I have a fellow in my church that makes covered wagons from the ground up and thought I would make him a wall hanging of a covered wagon.

    but that is in the future
    I am from southern Missouri.. Just a Hick.
    I do have running water.. lol

    Are there many of you that use a peddle scrollsaw?
    I have another friend that used them I believe he has 8 of them.
    I have a wooden leg so that is out of the question for me..


  • #2
    Oh no, another Missouri hillbilly. Ozarkhillbilly is also from Missouri. He is a very fine portait scroller, even if he does use spiral blades exclusively.

    Welcome to our friendly scroll sawing family, Dale. You have come to the best place on the net for tips, advice, getting answers to your questions and for friendly critiques on your posted work. It is also an awesome place for just plain encouragement. We hope to see some of your work soon.

    Making sawdust with a Dremel 1680.


    • #3
      Welcome aboard Dale! What part of the woods are ya from? I call Rolla Mo. home...... and the fine people of this forum are all part of the best extended family a person could ever hope for.

      So you got ya a new saw huh? And your ready to start a cuttin! Well if you have any questions this is the pace to start! And when your ready for a covered wagon pattern give me a shout, I've got quite a few good ones I'd be happy to share.

      And if you have any pictures of your work, we all would love to see it.

      And yer dang right I use spiral blades!!

      DeWalt 788

      aut viam inveniam aut faciam

      God gives us only what we can handle.. Apparently God thinks I am one tough cookie.....


      • #4
        *I am from southern Missouri.. Just a Hick. *

        You said that like it was a bad thing Just kidding. I'm a good ol' boy from the country in central NC myself ....we got runnin' water too

        Welcome to the group Dale. This fine group of folks changed my scrolling lfe ! I have learned more here in the past 2 months than I did all the previous 6 months I was out in the shop reading books and trying to figure it out for myself.
        What kinda saw ya got ?
        DW788 and Hawk 226

        " Please let me grow to be the man my dog thinks I am "


        • #5
          Hi Dale,

          Welcome to the group.

          My best advice is take some time to read the old threads, there's a lot of good info in there.

          We are here to exchange ideas, share knowledge, talk about scrolling and life in general. We are a friendly group that is respectfull and we also like to rib each other in a friendly fashion.

          Hope to see some of your work soon. (we like pictures )


          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.


          • #6
            Yes, Welcome aboard Dale, That makes at least three of us Dales in here now! We are taking over!!!!! Dale
            Dale w/ yella saws


            • #7

              Yep, here's another Dale to welcome you to this scrolling family. I'm only a month old myself and would agree that you can learn a great deal from these experienced members as well as to get lots of encouragement.
              Dale M.



              • #8
                Welcome to the group Dale

                and LuckyScrollerDale ? the ducks still have it lol
                "Everything Happens for a Reason"
                Craftsman 18in. 21609



                • #9
                  Ozarkhillbilly I live in Norwood, MO just west of Cabool and Mountian grove, mo
                  Small town of 552 people.

                  I would like to get a covered wagon pattern sometime. I have a fellow in my church that builds them from the ground up.. full size he cuts his own trees and cures them then make a full size wagon with top and all.
                  pretty neat fellow.



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