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  • Hello from North Carolina

    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)

  • #2
    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
    DW788 and Hawk 226

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


    • #3

      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]


      • #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


        • #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.


          • #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
            Creator of fine designer sawdust.


            • #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


              • #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?

                Scrolling with a Dewalt 788


                • #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


                  • #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


                    • #11

                      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


                      • #12

                        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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