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    Hi, my name is Chris and I live in Logan, UT. I just joined this board in the hope that it is as good as the woodcarving one I belong to. The "old timers" there are great about helping the new guys (like me). I just bought my first scroll saw to help do roughouts for my carvings. But I also hope to do a few other things with it. I bought a real cheap one from Harbor Freight as my first, just to make sure I like using it at all. I've learned my lesson from having bought too many high end tools that end up just sitting.

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    Hi Chris welcome to the group. The cheaper saws are okay to start with but sometimes they can lead to people quitting the hobby too. As long as you know the limits of the saw and don't push it to hard it should do the job.

    If you need a tool and don't buy it, you will pay for it and not have it


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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.

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

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      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.

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      "Still Montana Mike"

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      • #4
        Welcome aboard Chris!! Even us newbies are friendly LOL!! This is a great board, with great folks and all the help you will ever need is right here...
        Have fun


        • #5
          Hi Chris, welcome to the group.

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