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    Hello, new to scrolling but this is a blast, here's a few pictures of a few things I have been practicing with..
    first_cut.jpg
    Bare with me as I try to get this picture thing worked out practice.jpg
    live.jpg.
    Had to try the live to learn again.
    The A is the first thing I cut with the dewalt.jpg
    Hope to spend some time tonight messing with some letters, then some more time cutting some. Fun stuff for sure. Any suggestions are welcome I am thick skinned and do not mind takin notes.
    A.jpg
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  • #2
    Looks like you did just fine with the Live to Learn and the letter 'A'.
    You have more patience than I do also. My first cutting ever on a scroll saw was
    Judy Gale Robert's Intarsia Collie Pattern! No time for practice first! LOL
    Just thought I'd mention that using the appropriate sized blade for the material you
    are cutting and experimenting with various speeds to match your cutting style are
    very helpful in getting good results. Looking forward to seeing more!
    God Bless! Spirithorse

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    • #3
      You live to learn, that's great! Thanks for sharing your first works, make sure you date them and keep them, and in a few months when you'll look back at it you'll see how you improved your skills!
      Frieke
      www.friewoodart.webs.com

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      Don't let the pain of your past and the fear of your future ruin the happiness of your present.

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      • #4
        Nicely done. Glad to have you on board.
        "Still Montana Mike"

        "Don't worry about old age--it doesn't last that long."
        Mike's Wood-n-Things LLC

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        • #5
          Welcome aboard, you could always change to Live to Earn.
          Sawdust King

          If there is one thing I can make perfect every time it is sawdust.

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          • #6
            Welcome..
            It looks like you're off to a flying start...Very well done...!!
            Be sure to put the date on the back of your letter A so that you can remember just when it all started...
            Jim

            The limits of the imagination are imaginary.
            No task is too tedious for Art.
            Rock and Scroll

            My Gallery

            My Website
            Featherwood Woodcrafts

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            • #7
              Thanks for the comments everyone.

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              • #8
                Great start! Like Frieke said sign and date all your work.
                Rolf
                RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
                Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
                Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
                And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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                • #9
                  wow really good

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                  • #10
                    hi well new to scroll sawing, i would love the font you did for letter A love it

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                    • #11
                      well done very good start, when cutting word art out of ply it's hard to see any voids in the wood so sometimes they do break been there try using solid wood for those types of projects again very good start.Jerry
                      Don't worry be scrolling

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                      • #12
                        Thanks Duke and Doddy. Hey Doddy, the font is called Saddlery and im pretty sure its freeware, if you cannot find it let me know I will get it to ya.

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                        • #13
                          Welcome, you are off to a great start. It's not only a good idea to date the items but also make a photo and start you a photo album. It will be good to look back at later.

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