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  • Hi all

    Hello all....A total newbie here.

    I am hoping to learn lots of new things on here.

    I am 36 yr old male from west lancs.
    My wife is due to have our baby in 4 weeks...so if I go missing for a while, you will know why.

    RPM


    Thanks Gill

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    Welcome aboard RPM. You will definitely learn a lot here. some is even related to scrolling. Actually,there is a bunch of talented and helpful scrollers on this forum who are more than willing to share their experiences with hints, tips and advice. Once you are up and running, be sure to share your projects with us.
    Mike

    Making sawdust with a Dremel 1680.
    www.picturetrail.com/naturephotos

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    • #3
      Welcome to our home away from home! I hope you enjoy your stay and come back often.

      Congratulations on your new and upcoming addition to your family! We'll have you both making sawdust in no time!
      Bill

      DeWalt 788



      aut viam inveniam aut faciam

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

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      • #4
        I'm pleased you've found us, RPM . New babies are wonderful opportunities for scrollers to cut out lots of mobiles, teddy bears, photo frames and the like. So when you start hiding in your workshop, you'll have a valid excuse .

        Seriously, I hope all goes well with the happy event and that you're soon showing us photos of your newly extended family.

        Gill
        There is no opinion, however absurd, which men will not readily embrace as soon as they can be brought to the conviction that it is readily adopted.
        (Schopenhauer, Die Kunst Recht zu Behalten)

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        • #5
          Hi and welcome,

          Good luck to the both of you with the new family (I'm assuming it's the first one)

          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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          • #6
            Thanks for the warm wecome

            I will try to post some of the things I make.

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            • #7
              RPM welcome for sure. so glad you came in to join us. and also a welcome to the new llittle RPM. have you been scrolling long. you said you are a newbie. but how did you get into this woodworking art?. no matter at all. but would like to know more about you. we just love begginers. thats what keeps this forum going. we learn from each other. and mostly from the begginer. the old guys , well, we just know enouph to know we have more to learn. hope you stay around and ask lots of questions. that way we can try to answer them and feel smart. HO HO> just kidding. I don't know what i would do with out this family here. and we always have room for 2 or 3 more. Evie good wishes for you and your wife on your new babby. wont to see lots of pictures. DADDY woops sorry Gill yealling.

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              • #8
                Welcome RPM! Are you a newbie Dad as well as a newbie scroller?

                Good luck with both! Kids and scrolling, you'll find that you can't get enough of either of them.
                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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                • #9
                  Hi,

                  Thanks again for the welcomes.

                  minowevieI am very new to scrolling. I have done a bit of wood work in the past but nothing great.

                  Thanks for the well wishes.

                  Bill

                  I have two other children. Girl...15yrs and boy 12yrs.
                  It is more the scrolling I am new too

                  I think my daughter will love to have a go on the saw, she is very arty. (I will have to keep a close eye on her).

                  Thanks to you too for the good wishes.


                  RPM

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                  • #10
                    KIDS YA. just let your daugther come in here too. It is a safe and respectfull forum, most of us, have familys. and are kids a preshioas to us. ok i can't spell. maybe they could help a old lady out here. HO HO. you could both learn some things , I am sure. and we could learn from you too. I am so glad you are hear. Hi little daughter. Evie

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                    • #11
                      I would strongly urge you to keep a close eye on your daughter for sure! At least for the first few fretholes, make sure she understands the blade changing and tensioning. Then, turn your back and let her cut freely without anyone watching her, making her nervous. I could write a book on kids first learning to scroll. The thing that makes any kid most nervous when learning this fine art is having someone standing over them watching. Encourage her to give it a try, you will be you did.At HER age, scrolling is much healthier for YOU then her hanging out with the boys, you will know exactly where she is and what shes up to!!! Also, when Christmas comes around, she might make your shopping much easier and ask for her own scrollsaw (unless you have to get yourself a new one because shes always at the current one)! Welcome aboard. Dale
                      Dale w/ yella saws

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                      • #12
                        Dale, I couldn't agree more. and I think that is a great idea, please write a book. with your skills, and noledg with working with your scouts. you could make a great kids learning book. there is just nothing better than spending time with are kids, and scrollsawing is a great way. there is just to much tv. and not enouph one on one with are kids. a scrollsaw is (my opinion) one of the safest tools a young person could use. and kids love to please us, and their other friends. the little 8 year old i just gave my old saw too. is doing so great. he lives 9 hours away. so i teach the gramma, and she teachs the grandson. HOHO. now the grandson. tells gramma to leave the shop. for he is making lots of xmas presants for all the family, and has his own ideas. he is doing great. and he even brings his friends in to show them stuff. I am so proud of him. insted of smoking pot. and terraizing the neibor hood. he is doing something , he and his friends and family are proud of. so cool so cool. Evie Ps. I am the one who recieved the gift.
                        Last edited by minowevie; 09-13-2006, 01:28 PM.

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                        • #13
                          Hi RPM and welcome I've been offline for awhile and missed your introduction . This is a great group here
                          ....enjoy !
                          ...~Robert~
                          DW788 and Hawk 226

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

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                          • #14
                            Hi RPM

                            Welcome RPM to the greatest group in the whole world I have learned a lot since I first found this wonderful site.
                            Congratulations on your new addition. I have four children and six grandchildren. Only two wanted to learn how. But all of them took an interest in my creations. I found that it is the one thing the whole family does enjoy as long as you share it with them. Happy scrolling.
                            Linda aka Stickers

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