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    My name is Cathy Skipper and I have been scrolling for a couple of years. I am using a Delta saw but am ready to move up to a better saw. I also am learning to turn pens and bowls, which is a blast. I really want to get accurate enough in my cutting to get good at intarsia. I work full time at a small hospital in Greer SC as the manager of the Medical Information (better know as Medical Records) department. I have an hour commute each way, which doesn't leave me much time in the shop. I am married to a wonderful man who encouraged me to get into scrolling and turning. We have two boxers and grown kids as well as 6 grandchildred. Thanks for letting me join.
    Cathy (cskipper)
    Cathy

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    Hi Cathy,
    Welcome from a fellow North Carolinian Lived in this great state all of my life ( so far )
    I live in Youngsville which is between Raleigh and Henderson , and grew up in Cary
    I've been with the group since mid summer and they are a fantastic bunch of folks. Really turned my scrolling life around with their advice and encouragement
    There are some awesome intarsia artisans here as well
    Glad you found us
    ...enjoy
    ...~Robert~
    DW788 and Hawk 226

    " Please let me grow to be the man my dog thinks I am "

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    • #3
      Welcome

      Hi Cathy, welcome to the family. I have been scrolling for about sixteen years now. I thought that I was the only one with this addiction but I found a new family here and they are all infected with the scrolling bug. Welcome aboard. Steve
      If This HillBilly Can't Fix it Then it Ain't Broke!!!
      My Gallery
      [email protected]

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      • #4
        hey Cathy welcome to our wonderful family, you'll find some of the best scrollers I have had the pleasure of knowing here, they havd great knowledge and just love to share it
        Daryl S. Walters Psycotic scroller with a DeWalt 788

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        • #5
          Hi Cathy

          Welcome to the board, Cathy. I'm from Pisgaah Forest, four miles outside Brevard. I know you'll enjoy chatting with us almost as much as a good scroll. Lost of great info here.

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          • #6
            Hey back at you

            Hey and welcome Cathy from another scroller from NC. This is a great web site to share information and learn from some real experts. No I am not one. Enjoy....... NC Scroller Cary, NC
            Scott
            Creator of fine designer sawdust.

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            • #7
              Welcome Cathy. I hope you find the board becomes a second home.
              You will find it is full of relatives Inlaws and outlaws.

              BTW the difference between In-laws and outlaws?
              Outlaws are wanted

              Hope you enjoy the board as much as I do.
              CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
              "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
              Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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              • #8
                Originally posted by CanadianScroller
                BTW the difference between In-laws and outlaws?
                Outlaws are wanted
                Hey, Carl, I thought jokes were banned on here now - think of all those in-laws you might have offended



                But to get back to the point - welcome Cathy. This is a great board with a lot of helpful people and lots of information. Not to mention some inspiring work in the galleries - if they ever reappear ...... Bob?
                Ian

                Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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                • #9
                  Hi From North Carolina

                  Hi, my name is Phillip and I have been Scrolling off and on for about twenty years now. I never did get real good at it. But, for the last two years I have really been scrolling hot and heavy. I believe that God has given me a great talent and I am to use it befor I lose it. I really do find alot of relaxation in my scrolling. Does anyone know if there will ever be a Scroll saw pinic somewhere in the Southeast?
                  My Saw Is Making Dust

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                  • #10
                    Alabama will have one next spring. And PA has one in June. Thats the closest I know of. www.saw-online is a good place to learn about the different venues. And, if you cant find one nearby, they will help you create one!! They are always a good time, and worth the drive! I have been to many, and have never been disappointed! Dale
                    Dale w/ yella saws

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                    • #11
                      Thanks

                      Thanks lucky788 for the info. I have been wanting to go to one for a couple of years now and I haven't been able to. I got a little upset with myself today. I have been trying to make a cradle for my grandson that will be here in January and I just can't get it right. I will keep trying, I might have to check out another pattern. Phillip
                      My Saw Is Making Dust

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                      • #12
                        Thanks

                        Thanks lucky788 for the pinic info. My wife and I are talking about trying to go to one. Hope that we can make it
                        My Saw Is Making Dust

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