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    I'm just getting started in scrolling after receiving a Craftsman saw as a gift.
    (I guess the wife figured out I'd be out of her face for a while!) I recently
    retired, so I have plenty of time to make mistakes. I'm sure I will be asking a lot of questions to the more experienced scrollers. Have a Great Day & God Bless!! Roadhog

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    Hi, Roadhog!
    If you've got questions, we've got answers (and some of them will actually be helpful! , so you've come to the right place.
    Your wife probably did you a big favor - scrolling is highly addictive, and you if you become afflicted you will soon wonder haw to get MORE time to scroll.
    I hope you enjoy this family as much as I do.


    • #3
      Hi Road hog. and thank you for the blessing. I sure needed that today. Im glad you are here. and wife might miss you in the near future. for Sandy is so right. this is addicting. and so much fun. you know , this is pretty easy. you could make it difficut if you wont . mmmm like I do. but it is fun. and you can make all of your xmas preasants. or just make things for fun. or you could sell your stuff. to have more money to buy all your other tools. and fun things. but what i love about this art. is it is so self satisfieying. making things that you just can't buy in a store. there is so many patterns out there. even free. so grab your saw, and see what you can do with it. Evie


      • #4
        Welcome aboard Roadhog. I'm a fairly new member myself and I can say that this is the most receptive and helpful forum I've visited. You are in the right place for advice, tips, encouragement and some good natured fun.

        Good luck with the new saw and have fun making sawdust!
        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."


        • #5
          Hi Roadhog,

          Very much what bill said ^^^^.

          I am very new to it too. I am sure we will learn lots here.


          • #6
            Welcome aboard roadhog, don't be a stranger, jump right in and join this wonderful family!

            DeWalt 788

            aut viam inveniam aut faciam

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


            • #7
              Hi Roadhog,

              Welcome to the group

              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.


              • #8
                Welcome to the group Roadhog . You will not find a more helpful and personable groups of friends anywhere on the net ! I have only been here a couple of months and these folks have changed my scrolling life !
                ....enjoy !
                DW788 and Hawk 226

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


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