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    I just wanted to say hello to all members. I'm mostly involved in building model boats in mahagony and use for that a scroll saw. I have an Excalibur EX21.
    I want now try to scroll a little more, this is why I became a member, maybe I'll need some good advices.
    Best regards from Switzerland


  • #2
    Hi Rivaz ,
    You came to a great site.
    There are many who gladly will help with questions you might have.
    You might also find many answers on my site.
    FD Mike
    SD Mike


    • #3
      Welcome to the forum Rivaz!

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      Don't let the pain of your past and the fear of your future ruin the happiness of your present.


      • #4
        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.

        You may find the stickies at the top of this forum to be very helpful. Use the Link below.

        Message Board FAQ, Suggestions and Feedback - Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Message Board.

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

        Be sure and share pics of your projects. We thrive on pictures. You will find we are not a judgmental group.

        Whatever reason brought you to our forum we are pleased you found us.

        Take some time to read the bylaws of the forum. We do not allow open/direct selling on the forum.
        "Still Montana Mike"

        "Don't worry about old age--it doesn't last that long."
        Mike's Wood-n-Things LLC


        • #5
          Welcome Rivaz. Glad you could join us. If you have any questions, just ask & someone will jump right in & give you some help. We don't have all the answers, but, we are right here for you. Sounds like you will do some fine scrolling when you get going. Let us see some of your work, when you get a chance. Read all you can & learn what you can. It will make scrolling more fun. Thanks for joining us.


          • #6
            Welcome aboard Rivaz. You have found a group that right or wrong will always have an opinion although usually right. Someone is always ready to help.
            300 yrs ago, my family lived in Basel.


            • #7
              I would like to see some pictures of your model boats.
              I have spent some time at Cern and traveled through Bern and Basel and Lucern
              You live in a very beautiful country!
              RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
              Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
              Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
              And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association


              • #8

                Welcome Rivaz,

                These guys are very quick to help you out of any jam you may find yourself in. They have a lot of wisdom, and experience, and I hope you find the forum, as enjoyable as I do.




                • #9
                  Thank you all for your replies.
                  Enclosed you should find some pictures of my radio controled boat. It's a Riva Ariston from 1967. It took me approximatly 600 hours to build it.
                  Hope you will appreciate.
                  Attached Files


                  • #10
                    Absolutely Stunning. What a beautiful piece of work! How big is it?
                    I went to the Geneva boat show in 1980 and I saw several of these beautiful boats built in Italy. Here in the US they are mostly older vintage and used on the fresh water lakes.
                    Thank you for the pictures.
                    RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
                    Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
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                    And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association


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