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  • Hello from an Italian permanently living in UK

    Hello you all! ^_^

    My name is Anna, in art Dru and moving in the UK has bloomed in me the passion of recycle the scrap wood, the industrial off-cuts making out of it pieces of art.
    I have started using a scroll saw that was accepting only the pin and blades, moving to a low level machine for plain end blades and ending a pair of days ago with my "Ferrari", my Excalibur Ex-30.
    The funny thing is that we (me and my love) bought the new jewel to fit the workshop that is waiting to be made out of the garage of the home that we are buying but that is still pending because of the time required for that operation.
    So my precious is waiting in the rented house to be moved soon.
    You know, the price of the machine are raising and one shop is still keeping the price unmodified from the past year (but I don't know for how long...) and for this reason I had to buy it ^_^'

    And here I am, excited and a bit frustrated for the situation...

    I am already an appreciator of the magazine related to this site and I hope to find here new friends and support.


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    Welcome A Board!! You will be hard pressed to find a friendlier or more knowledgeable group on the net re: woodworking. Share your knowledge and do not hesitate to ask questions. The only dumb question is the one that remains unasked.

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    • #3
      I feel VERY sorry for you, having to wait before you can start playing with your new toy! You have a very good idea, to recycle scrap wood! I hope you are able to move into your new house and get your workshop set up very soon! And I hope you will upload some photographs of your creations, as well.


      • #4
        Hello wood-n-things,

        thank you for the link and advices.

        Hi PatteM,

        I'm very appreciating your empathy; The impatience is killing me... in the meanwhile I'm making my research about a good dust extractor and air filter. The workshop will be small and I'm finding very difficult to spot something that will not occupy an important zone of it.
        Do you have any suggestion about the dusty problem?

        Ah! Thank you to show me interest for my artworks; You'll be able to see some photos of them here:
        Art -

        And I would be happy to see yours too. Do you have a place where you have uploaded them?


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