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    I finally got pulled out of the basement and motivated to join here. I've follow CB Designs for some time in their trail of fame and decided it was about time to "get involved". I've been scrolling for about 3 years and designing scroll saw patterns for most of that as well. I've done vinyl signs for what seems like forever as well as digital graphic arts. It's a pleasure to be here and I hope I can contribute in a positive way.

    Andy Deane 80 Art Designs
    Shoot for the moon. If you miss you'll be headed for a star! www.80artdesigns.com

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    Welcome Andy. I just finished cutting an Andy Deane original last night,an eagle, and will post pics here and on SSA as soon as i get a few things finished. I also have a jedi tractor ready for finishing (Im way behind on my Christmas gifts) Dale
    Dale w/ yella saws

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    • #3
      Hi Andy. Great to have you with us.
      Diane
      Dragon
      Owner of a nice 21" Excalibur
      Owner of a Dewalt 788
      PuffityDragon on AFSP

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      • #4
        Welcome to our family Andy! Glad you decided to join in.

        Just a heads up to you fellow scrollers, Andy does some fantastic designs, I encourage you to check out his site. And if you like Automobiles you can't beat his designs. I've done several of them. As a matter of fact one of my first attempts was of your 55 Chevy pickup.

        Hope you enjoy your stay with us Andy, and visit often.
        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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        • #5
          Andy, it's great to have you with us. Whenever anyone asks how to design patterns, my standard reply is to point them towards this tutorial. Looks familiar, huh ?

          You've already helped so many scrollers all over the world; it's a delight to have a true scrolling hero on board.

          Gill
          There is no opinion, however absurd, which men will not readily embrace as soon as they can be brought to the conviction that it is readily adopted.
          (Schopenhauer, Die Kunst Recht zu Behalten)

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          • #6
            Welcome, Andy. I found your tutorial on portraits very well done. It's nice to have such an expert join our group so we can pick your brains, er, I mean compliment you on your work!
            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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            • #7
              Seeing the word "Eh" on this thread made me guess it had to be a new Canadian member, welcome aboard Andy.
              Todd

              Hawk G4, Dremel 1800

              Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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              • #8
                Originally posted by Andy
                I finally got pulled out of the basement and motivated to join here. I've follow CB Designs for some time in their trail of fame and decided it was about time to "get involved". I've been scrolling for about 3 years and designing scroll saw patterns for most of that as well. I've done vinyl signs for what seems like forever as well as digital graphic arts. It's a pleasure to be here and I hope I can contribute in a positive way.

                Andy Deane 80 Art Designs
                Well well well, he's here!

                Welcome Andy, good to have you here. The forum is an active place, something I appreciate when it comes time to have my coffee.

                I am not sure about following our "trail of fame" as you put it, we are just two women with scrollsaws and some wood. Nothing famous here. Really really. I am sure more scrollers know your work than ours, with your years of offering free patterns before you made your patterns available to them through places like "The Wooden Teddy Bear", and other such pattern catalogues. I am sure the name Andy Deane is much more famous my friend! All deserving by the way.

                Your timing to join the SSWC forum is very good since Bob just began a board specifically for fretwork and portraits. I am sure you will be able to help countless members with their pattern requests and tutorials on how to use software programs to produce portraits.

                I look forward to seeing your contributions.

                Take care
                Toni

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by Rivari
                  Seeing the word "Eh" on this thread made me guess it had to be a new Canadian member, welcome aboard Andy.
                  LOL that was my reaction immediately too Todd - I thought that the "Eh!" thing was a stereotype until I met my neighbour here who uses it in almost every sentence!

                  Welcome Andy. nice to see you here - you have some great patterns on your site.

                  You must be not too far from my partner, Sue's folks - they're in the Leamington area.
                  Ian

                  Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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                  • #10
                    It's about time ya joined ya bum! Hehehehe.
                    Welcome aboard.
                    Kevin
                    Scrollsaw Patterns Online
                    Making holes in wood with an EX-30, Craftsman 16" VS, Dremel 1680 and 1671

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                    • #11
                      Thanks for such a warm welcome. I'm truly excited to be a member here and be able to develop contacts with so many people who's works I admire. I look forward to helping in any way I can as well. I'm not always "a bum" as Kevin so eloquently put it! LOL

                      I'm in Canada, yes, only about an hour from the Detroit/Windsor crossing and make it to Leamington frequently. I've only been in Canada for 9 years, originally from the good ol' USA. A buckeye by birth, grew up in Missoula, MT, and settle in the Fort Wayne, IN before chasing love across the border. "Eh" is the joke amongst friends here because I tend to use it more than they do ... when in Rome .... LOL

                      Anyway, thanks again and I look forward to a dusty future with "you's". You's ... another of their quirks up here. ROTF

                      Andy
                      Shoot for the moon. If you miss you'll be headed for a star! www.80artdesigns.com

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                      • #12
                        I'd also like to wecome you to the club Andy.
                        kevin/pitbull.

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Andy

                          Anyway, thanks again and I look forward to a dusty future with "you's". You's ... another of their quirks up here. ROTF

                          Andy
                          Yup I notice that one too - first time I was in a beer store here the woman serving me said "I love you's guys accents". Me? Accent? What accent? LOL
                          Ian

                          Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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                          • #14
                            WOW, another celebrity in our ranks!!! Welcome Andy. I've admired your work and patterns and look forward to learning from you.

                            Also, FWIW, Jedi is our designated "bum"........
                            ‎"Orphans are easier to ignore before you know their names. They're easier to ignore before you see their faces. It's easier to pretend they're not real before you hold them in your arms. But once you do, everything changes."

                            D. Platt

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                            • #15
                              Anybody willing to pick on Jedi is a welcome friend of mine. LOL We give each other a hard time constantly!!! ROTF Wouldn't have it any other way.
                              Shoot for the moon. If you miss you'll be headed for a star! www.80artdesigns.com

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