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    Hi everyone, I'm a retired auto worker and have been doing wood working as a hobby all my life. I recently purchased a Dewalt scroll saw and have been having a lot of fun making gifts and crafts for the home. I subscribed to Scrollsaw a year ago and have tried many of the projects. I am still learning a lot about scrolling but everyday my skills are better from trying out new projects.

    I look forward to browsing this site everyday.


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    Welcome to the family Jim. Steve
    If This HillBilly Can't Fix it Then it Ain't Broke!!!
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    • #3
      Welcome to the best place for scrolling Jim
      Owner of a nice 21" Excalibur
      Owner of a Dewalt 788
      PuffityDragon on AFSP


      • #4
        Welcome, Jim. Scrolling takes lots of wood and practice. Stick with it and you'll be hooked for ever!

        Craftsman 16" VS, Puros Indios and Sam Adams!
        Scrollin' since Jun/2006

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        • #5
          welcome again to you jim


          • #6
            HI Jim. welcome. glad you are here. hope to get to know you better. Evie


            • #7
              Howdy Jim, welcome to the forum. You'll find a few other New Yorkers on the boards here, I'm from Plattsburgh originally with alot of family on and around St. Regis.

              Look forward to seeing some of your work.
              Last edited by Rivari; 01-13-2007, 06:18 PM.

              Hawk G4, Dremel 1800

              Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati


              • #8
                Hi Jim welcome to a great scrolling forum.

                Delta P-20 & Q-3

                I wondered why the baseball was getting bigger. Then it hit me!


                • #9
                  Hey Jim and welcome. It is really nice to talk with folks who share the same interests. There is really a great group of folks that contribute to this site. We all learn and grow together. Please make sure to share your work. We always enjoy seeing the work of our friends.
                  Creator of fine designer sawdust.


                  • #10
                    Welcome aboard Jim, glad you decided to join! Lots of information and ideas are shared here, along with a laugh or two.

                    DeWalt 788

                    aut viam inveniam aut faciam

                    God gives us only what we can handle.. Apparently God thinks I am one tough cookie.....


                    • #11
                      Welcome to the group Jim
                      ...enjoy !
                      DW788 and Hawk 226

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


                      • #12
                        Welcome Jim,

                        This is the most active forum around. It abounds with lots of knowledge and pure talent.
                        Where in central NY are you?
                        RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
                        Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
                        Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
                        And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association


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                          Welcome to the board, Jim.

                          Scrolling with a Dewalt 788


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