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    I am new to scroll saw wood working and wood working message board also typing which I am not good at. I am retired for 12 years now and am starting a new hobby in scroll saw wood working. I live in the upper peninsula of Michigan and have sense my seperation from the military. My first love is motorcycle riding my wife and I have riden and camped every state in the continental USA and had some great times doing it,but were I live that is not a winter time sport so on to something inside out of the snow. I am not sure I know My way around this system so hopefully this will get out there.

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    Welcome Wes... I too enjoy riding, Alaska isn't the best place for year round riding either, but I sure do take advantage of the time I get to ride, I'm over 800 miles already this season, and we still have snow! I'll tell you the best thing I've seen - this is no joke - I saw a guy on his motorcycle with a snow board strapped on the back - now that's dedication. Anyway scrolling has made the winters a bit more bearable the past few years, been here the last 27 years and the winters just keep getting longer and longer.

    Hope you enjoy the scroll saw - be sure to post pictures!
    Douglas Fraser
    Eagle River, Alaska

    My Gallery - Aurora Wood Crafts


    • #3
      Welcome aboard Wes.
      Check me out on the web:


      • #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
          Thank-you for the reply Douglas. I was looking at your gallery and you have done some very impressive work,maybe someday I might get to that stage. I tryed to do a blog on this system,but I don't think it went any where. trying to get plans or information on saw blade organizers. Well thanks again for the post take care. Wes-1


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