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    Hello All,

    My name is Chris and I am from Tampa Bay, FL. I am very new to scrolling, so new I don't even have a Scroll Saw yet! LOL... I am picking up a new Scroll Saw this Friday.

    The main reason I am getting into this is because we are doing my son's first ever Pinewood Derby Car for Cub Scouts. I would also like to do some other cool projects as well.

    I hope that I can learn alot here and plan on spending as much time as I can here reading in the forum.

    Thanks for having me!

    Regards,
    Chris

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    Sometimes the simple things in Life aren't so simple!

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    Welcome Chris to a great scrolling forum.
    If you have any questions ask away someone will help you.

    Bob
    Delta P-20 & Q-3

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

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    • #3
      Hi Chris and welcome.
      Ian

      Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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      • #4
        Welcome aboard. Once you get hooked on scrolling it is hard to stop. We have folks here at all skill level. There are no dumb questions.
        Scott
        Creator of fine designer sawdust.

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        • #5
          Welcome to the family Chris. Steve
          If This HillBilly Can't Fix it Then it Ain't Broke!!!
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          • #6
            Welcome to the group Chris Fire away with your questions ...there are some pretty sharp blades here ( I am not one of them ) and they have been a tremendous help to me
            ...enjoy !
            ...~Robert~
            DW788 and Hawk 226

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

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            • #7
              Thank you all for the warm welcome!

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              • #8
                Welcome, Chris. Nice to see a Dad getting involved with his son. Good luck on the derby.
                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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                • #9
                  Welcome Chris,

                  I don't remember much about the pinewood derby even though we won it one year & my son saved his cars. I do remember to weight it in the rear & to the max & pump the graghite to it. I would like to see the car when it is done!

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Randy Huckeby
                    Welcome Chris,

                    I don't remember much about the pinewood derby even though we won it one year & my son saved his cars. I do remember to weight it in the rear & to the max & pump the graghite to it. I would like to see the car when it is done!
                    I will post some pics when I get it finished up. Just don't laugh when you see it!

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                    • #11
                      I just responded on your other post, but for the pinewood derby car, you will be ok with a bigger size blade, with less, but larger teeth, to help remove that thick wood, even the pin end blades are fine for this. dont know if you have time before the race, but heres a nice book http://www.foxchapelpublishing.com/p...s.cfm?sku=2917 that might be very helpful to you. The company that does that book are great people, and I bet they could get the book shipped to you pretty quickly.Have fun building the car together, thats the joy of it! Dale
                      Dale w/ yella saws

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Sawduster
                        Fire away with your questions ...there are some pretty sharp blades here ( I am not one of them )
                        Robert, don't sell yourself short. You are getting as sharp as a tack.

                        Welcome Chris. What saw are you getting?
                        Mike

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

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by Minnesota scroller

                          Welcome Chris. What saw are you getting?
                          This Craftsman is going to be my first saw. Click Here

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                          • #14
                            I think it looks like my Dremel 1680 but with the Craftsman name. I am not familiar with the Craftsman saws but my Dremel was an ok saw.

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                            • #15
                              Hi Chris and welcome to the group.
                              Diane
                              Dragon
                              Owner of a nice 21" Excalibur
                              Owner of a Dewalt 788
                              PuffityDragon on AFSP

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