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    HI,
    My name is Les. I live in western New York. Started scrolling about 1-1/2 yrs ago. I have a Dewalt 788 which I rigged up a foot pedal that lifts the blade. I almost only do portraits. I do friends and relatives who have passed away and give them to the families. I have done a few fallen soldiers for the families also. Currently doing some of the Buffalo Sabres. I try to include a lot of detail. I just entered a very exclusive juried show and am hoping to make it. Take a look. Les-jr

  • #2
    Hi les-jr
    Welcome to the best place for scrolling. You should put up pictures of some of your work. We would love to see them.
    Diane
    Dragon
    Owner of a nice 21" Excalibur
    Owner of a Dewalt 788
    PuffityDragon on AFSP

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    • #3
      Thanks Diane, Just posted a couple. Am learning to navigate the site. Les

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      • #4
        Welcome aboard Les. Steve
        If This HillBilly Can't Fix it Then it Ain't Broke!!!
        My Gallery
        [email protected]

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        • #5
          Les welcome to a great scrolling forum, there are a lot of nice people in here.
          If you have a question, ask away, you will get an answer.

          Bob
          Delta P-20 & Q-3

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

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          • #6
            Welcome aboard. Excellent work.
            Mike

            Making sawdust with a Dremel 1680.
            www.picturetrail.com/naturephotos

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            • #7
              Welcome. Very nice portraits. What software do you use to convert the photos?
              Mike

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

              My Gallery

              http://scrollcrafters.com (reciprocal links welcomed)

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              • #8
                Thanks mike. I use both microsoft digital image pro and Photoshop. Also my wacom graphics tablet is the best! I like the way digital image adjusts the contrast and brightness, and the way photoshop allows layering and touchups. Any idea why I posted 7 photos but only see 4 when I view my album? Les

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                • #9
                  Welcome aboard Les, very nice portraits too!
                  Bill

                  DeWalt 788



                  aut viam inveniam aut faciam

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

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                  • #10
                    welcome to the club les.
                    kevin/pitbull.

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                    • #11
                      Hi , and welcome Les. looks like you are a kind a giving person. how thoughtfull you are to do this kind of woodworking. looks like you do a pretty wonderfull job of it too. I would love to learn how to do what you do. so far I do fretwork, in clocks, and shelfs, etc. but would love to learn how to make photoes of my family and friends. your new friend Evie

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                      • #12
                        Les, Looks like you have created two galleries: Les Jr and Les Jr Portraits. the latter is a sub-gallery, if that's what you want to call it. There are 4 photos in each gallery for a total of 8.
                        Mike

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

                        My Gallery

                        http://scrollcrafters.com (reciprocal links welcomed)

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                        • #13
                          Great! Another Photo Shop user!!!!! Welcome Les.
                          Pop
                          Delta 16" 40-530
                          Ryobi 16" VS

                          "Never be afraid to try something new. Remember it was amateurs that built the ARK but Professionals that built the Titanic!"

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