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    Hi All, My name is Jim and I live in Connecticut. I’ve been reading this message board for a few of months now and decided it was time I de-lurked, signed-on and said hello.

    I’ve been scrolling for somewhere around ten years now, and do so simply for my own enjoyment. I’ve done mostly fretwork and some intarsia in the past and have just started to explore the world of portraits and using the computer to convert photos into patterns.
    Jim
    Undone - I'm not finished yet

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    Welcome to the group.

    We look forward to seeing some of your work.
    Kelly
    "All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them." Walt Disney

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    • #3
      Jim,
      Welcome!!
      Sort of the scroller that came in from the dark, right? Or was that a spy??
      Never mind! It's lots more fun belonging than just looking. Make yourself at home, and I hope you enjoy your visits.
      Sandy

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      • #4



        Well at least you know what you're getting into



        Glad to have you on board


        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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        • #5
          Will do Kelly and Sandy, in fact I just posted my first picture in the “General Scroll Saw” section. Looks like I need to work on how to format the pictures though. The ones I posted didn’t come out too good.
          Jim
          Undone - I'm not finished yet

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          • #6
            Welcome Jim, glad to see you emerge from the shadows. I think you'll like it here, nice place, nice folks. What kind of saw do you have?
            Last edited by Bill Wilson; 09-21-2006, 07:45 PM.
            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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            • #7
              Welcome aboard Jim, glad you came out and decided to join!
              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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              • #8
                Hiya Jim,
                Yay! A fellow CT yankee! What part of CT are you from? I'm in Seymour.
                Kevin
                Scrollsaw Patterns Online
                Making holes in wood with an EX-30, Craftsman 16" VS, Dremel 1680 and 1671

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                • #9
                  Thanks for the warm welcome everyone!

                  For a scroll saw, I have one of the older 26 inch RBI Hawks. It’s behaved itself wonderfully, and has never given me a moments trouble (“knock wood” – or should that be “cut wood”).

                  Yes Kevin, I’m a CT Swamp Yankee, born and raised. I’m located up in the Northeast part of the state (a.k.a. “The Quiet Corner”) in the town of Ashford (not too far from UCONN – which is rarely “quiet”).
                  Jim
                  Undone - I'm not finished yet

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