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    Hello,
    Just joined this forum. All the bragging pieces I have seen are just beautiful!!! Just getting started and am enjoying it immensely. I have a couple of old 2 man buck saws and was thinking about having them painted with a scene. But since I got my new scrollsaw for Christmas I was wondering if anyone knows where I might locate a pattern and do something with it myself (after I have a LOT more practice). Thanks

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    Welcome aboard!!!

    I moved your post to the welcome members section just to keep things organized.

    Bob
    www.GrobetUSA.com

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    • #3
      Thanks. I need all the help I can get to stay organized!!!!!

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      • #4
        coloring books are a good place or just look up scroll saw patterns on the net I have even done some cartoons on wood remeber most coloring books are copy righted you can make just can t sell i believe so I cut some and give to the little kids they love them I make them into magnets for thier school papers

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        • #5
          Hi Newbie and welcome to the group. You are at the right place to get help. There are a lot of free patterns available on the net.
          Diane
          Dragon
          Owner of a nice 21" Excalibur
          Owner of a Dewalt 788
          PuffityDragon on AFSP

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          • #6
            Hi and wellcome scrollerbaby. you could just about aply any pattern to a saw. but here is a couple pattern cataloges you can get for free. and they ;have lots of patterns for what you wont to do. Wooden teddy bear collection www.woodenteddybearonline.com and scroller www.scrolleronline.com hope this helped. Evie Ps. they will send you a free catalog if you ask for them.

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            • #7
              Hi Scrollerbaby, welcome to the family. Do you mind putting up your first name? Some of us are just nosey that way. lol Steve
              If This HillBilly Can't Fix it Then it Ain't Broke!!!
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              • #8
                Welcome aboard. Did I read it correctly? You are considering scrollsawing some type of design in your antique buck saws? The blade of the bucksaw? That will be extremely hard to do, that old hardened steel is tough stuff. you will need some specialty blades for sure, and consider the sawdust (metal filings), and how they can effect the moving parts on your scrollsaw. I would suggest leaving the bucksaws natural, or painting them, and scroll some good old fashioned wood instead! Dale (if I misinterpreted your post, I apologize)
                Dale w/ yella saws

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                • #9
                  Not that way lucky788scroller. I was thinking of using some type of wood and then using the metal as a background to attach it to. Some sort of landscape, flower, tree something pattern. And Steviegwood - read some posts before about you all being nosy!!!haha My name is Pat. Been reading a lot of the posts and everyone is so informative and helpful and playful. Lots of good reading

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                  • #10
                    Welcome Scrollerbaby. You found the right place. Here is another site to get patterns. http://www.berrybasket.com/ If you sign up for the email list they send free ones with each email. Of course I highly recommend you pick up the latest copy of ScrollSaw Wooding & Craft. You will be delighted. Good luck.
                    Scott
                    Creator of fine designer sawdust.

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                    • #11
                      I agree with you Lucky. I can't imagine anything that would work in a scrollsaw to cut through the an old bucksaw. A plasma cutter ... probably ... and it would be REALLY cool, but the steel in a buck saw is meant to cut stuff, not to be cut ... could be tricky.
                      Shoot for the moon. If you miss you'll be headed for a star! www.80artdesigns.com

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                      • #12
                        Welcome to the Group
                        Charlie
                        "Everything Happens for a Reason"
                        Craftsman 18in. 21609

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                        • #13
                          Sorry misunderstood Pat. Dale
                          Dale w/ yella saws

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                          • #14
                            Thanks to all of you. It will be a little while before I attempt anything. I have seen regular hand saws ( I think by CraftyNYscroller) similar to what I would like to do with the bucksaw. Just working on small puzzles and practice things right now but am getting very addicted to it. Might interfere with my gardening.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by scrollerbaby
                              Might interfere with my gardening.
                              Welcome to the board Pat. Hey it's not gardening weather there in Michigan is it? lol
                              Ian

                              Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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