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  • Hello from a Semi-noob

    I just wanted to say Hi before I got to the main forums. Found the site a few days ago and have been lurking up until now but I must say that this is quite the community and one that I'll be glad to join.

    Thanks
    Carl

  • #2
    Well Carl you must be a pretty nice guy, you like wood and you have a great name. Welcome to the forum Carl


    Carl
    CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
    "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
    Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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    • #3
      Welcome aboard Carl, I hope you enjoy your stay here and visit often.
      Tell us a little about yourself, such as how long have you been scrolling, and what type of scroll work do you like to do?
      Oh, and we love pictures of your finished projects!
      See ya on the forums!
      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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      • #4
        howdy and welcome.

        glad to see your out of the lurking closet........

        pete
        Pete Ripaldi

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        "Insert Clever Tag Line Here..."

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        • #5
          The name is actually a two way street. Number 1 is that I love to work with wood, and number 2 is that my wifes last name used to be Wood. She's one of the main reasons I'm here. I'm always looking to get more tools and when I pointed out scrolling to her she has got all sorts of excited so sometime in the near future I'm going to be ordering a dewalt 788 for "her".

          Thank you for all of your kind comments so far.

          Carl

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          • #6
            Welcome Carl. Glad to meet you. As for the scrollsaw for "your wife". Don't be surprised if you don't get to use it much!! Once she uses it and gets addicted to it, you won't be allowed near it!! And make sure "she" wants the dewalt. After all it is going to be "her" saw and she might have something else in mind!! Show us your, and your wife's, finished work. I would post mine in here, but I still haven't figured it out yet! Oh well, I can't be "great" at everything!!!

            Betty
            Betty

            "Congress needs to realize it is a government of the people, by the people and for the people. Not of the people, by the people and for Congress." - Dr. Benjamin Carson, Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Johns Hopkins Hospital

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            • #7
              Well this weekend I picked up a variety of blades and ordered the Dewalt 788 from Amazon. I was able to get it for $370 after a $50 dollar instant rebate and free shipping so

              I was able to borrow some scroll saw books from my mom so hopefully by the end of next week "my wife" will be sawing away.

              Wish us luck

              Carl

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