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    I still don't have a saw, but my daughter kinda does She has woodworking class at school and came home with her latest Corian work. I couldn't help myself but to show you all what my little girl made. I hope you all like it, even though it's not done yet. Her teacher has clocks for sale, but she didn't know she'd be done today, so she'll get the clock insert tomorrow.

    I'm still waiting for her segmentation work to come home from the class' bragging case. As soon as that comes home, I'll post that as well.
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    Mia

    We are the music makers.
    We are the dreamers of dreams.


    Easy scrollin' with a DW788

  • #2
    Very Nice Work, Mia!!!

    Send me some high-res images of that to [email protected]

    There is ALWAYS room on the bragging page in the magazine for young scroller's work!!!

    Bob
    www.GrobetUSA.com

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    • #3
      Excellent! Quite impressive to say the least coming from a young scroller.
      Brag all the way girl!!!
      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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      • #4
        That looks excellent, Mia - give her my compliments ..
        Ian

        Scrolling with a Dewalt 788

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        • #5
          It's very nice. how young is young? And where's she taking classes? my daughter is only 5 and she can follow a line when she wants to, otherwise she just cuts firewood.
          Jeff Powell

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          • #6
            Ok, well, maybe she isn't THAT young She's 15 and I suppose I'm so proud of her because she has never in her life taken an interest of any hobby whatsoever. Fortunately, she hasn't made too much firewood. She's real serious about her work and is very protective of her work from her younger brother who makes tons of firewood and who also hogs the saw so no one else can get anything done.

            She's in 10th grade and needed something for an elective. She wanted woodworking last year but the class filled up and she wound up with something else. After starting the class this year, she would tell me about what she learned and so forth and I would do the usual, "yea, yea" and not pay much attention until she started bringing her work home. That's when I started to think about getting our own saw. Yesterday, a boy in her class wound up in the hospital after almost cutting three fingers off on the bandsaw. Oh boy!

            So, sorry to disappoint you on her age, but to me, she's still a kid. And, like I said since this is her first real hobby and she's good at it, I just wanted to share it with you all. It still amazes me that there's younger children than her out there making sawdust!
            Mia

            We are the music makers.
            We are the dreamers of dreams.


            Easy scrollin' with a DW788

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            • #7
              Mia, that is just sswweeetttt. Tell her congrats and to keep them coming. Steve
              If This HillBilly Can't Fix it Then it Ain't Broke!!!
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              • #8
                That clock is a well executed piece no matter how old you are!

                I would be proud if I had done that myself.

                Tell your daughter GREAT JOB!
                you are not the only one proud of her.
                CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
                "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
                Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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                • #9
                  You've got a very talented daughter, Mia. Seeing a finished piece like that must make the smell of corian being cut seem more bearable.

                  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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                  • #10
                    That child is gifted! That's an awesome piece.
                    Joel

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                    • #11
                      Very nice..
                      Maybe us beginners ought to hit her up on some lessons.

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                      • #12
                        A very well done piece. Something to be proud of. Get those photos published.

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                        • #13
                          Mia, you tell her that we all think she is doing an awesome job.Most of us would be proud of that clock. You may have a tough act to follow.
                          Mike

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

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                          • #14
                            I think it is a fine work. She has talent. Get this one published. It will give her some encouragement.
                            Diane
                            Dragon
                            Owner of a nice 21" Excalibur
                            Owner of a Dewalt 788
                            PuffityDragon on AFSP

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                            • #15
                              I'm sorry for being so stupid, but what do you mean "publish her work"? Can you please explain? Thanks!
                              Mia

                              We are the music makers.
                              We are the dreamers of dreams.


                              Easy scrollin' with a DW788

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