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  • Hi from France

    I have just started scroll sawing, so I am going to need all the help I can get
    Sadly, my new (and first) saw developed a small fault within a few hours of starting to use it, but the firm who supplied it are sending new blade clamps and better grub screws, so I hope to be able to restart my project soon.

    So far I have done three different sized fish (just to get the feel of the saw) and I am currently attempting a sign for my soon-to-be-born first grandson's bedroom door. I am finding letters a tad tricky, but all things considered I am quite pleased with the way they are turning out.

    Chris

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    Finding things a tad tricky is part of the fun of scrolling. It all takes patience and practice. Don't allow yourself to be over whelmed. It is all one cut at a time. No matter if a project is a single line outside cut silhouette or an intricate 1000 internal fretwork piece, it is still one cut at a time.

    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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    Take a few minutes to read through them. They are chock full of great information.

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