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|01-07-2014, 10:34 PM||#1|
Join Date: Nov 2013
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lurking in the shadows
I've been a member here for several weeks browsing and learning a lot about this hobby. First and foremost let me say thank you, without many of your posts I would have been hurting a lot more than I have been. I've been dabbling around with several different projects and seeing what I like the most and so far its been a toss up. Especially with my wife asking me to make her stuff. Once again thank you and I hope to be able to contribute as much as I can to the community.
|01-07-2014, 10:51 PM||#2|
Join Date: Jun 2008
Thanked 80 Times in 63 Posts
Welcome into the light!
What sorts of projects have you been making? Giving a good range is a great idea to let you get a feel for the ones you like the best. I know that I now make totally different projects than I expected when I got the saw (intarsia was the big draw for me, and I still haven't finished my first intarsia project! I hadn't even considered puzzles as interesting).
Save and date your initial projects. It's fun going back after a while to compare both how your skills have improved and how your tastes have changed in the sorts of things you want to do.
|01-08-2014, 02:16 AM||#3|
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Hamilton, Montana
Thanked 963 Times in 663 Posts
Welcome A Board!! We are pleased you found us.
It would be difficult to find a friendlier or more knowledgeable group on the net re: woodworking.
Share your knowledge and do not hesitate to ask questions. The only dumb question is the one that remains unasked.
You may find the stickies at the top of this forum to be very helpful.
Take a few minutes to read through them. They are chock full of great information.
Use the Link below.
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Be sure and share pics of your projects. We thrive on pictures. You will find we are not a judgmental group.
Take some time to read the bylaws of the forum. We do not allow open/direct selling on the forum.
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|01-08-2014, 07:59 AM||#4|
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Bellport, LI New York
Thanked 384 Times in 342 Posts
Welcome, This site is great for many reasons, one of which is getting to see the great ideas and projects that people do with the scroll saw. No matter how good I think I may be getting there is someone hear that does it more creatively and better or with a new twist.
We look forward to seeing your work and like Rob said date and SAVE your early projects.
What saw are you using and what part of the world do you live in, maybe there is a club in your area.
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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
|01-08-2014, 10:06 AM||#5|
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Paris, Texas
Thanked 30 Times in 27 Posts
Welcome aboard! Looking forward to seeing some of your work!
|01-08-2014, 10:31 AM||#6|
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: MA USA
Thanked 154 Times in 139 Posts
Welcome "a-board" we love new members, more brains to pick from. Looking forward to some of your project photos, if you choose to post them.
WD aka: Gloria
" Two memorable things to say in life are Hello for the first time and Good-by for the last".
|01-08-2014, 11:26 AM||#7|
Join Date: Sep 2008
Location: Dayton, TN
Thanked 222 Times in 215 Posts
Welcome to the forum from TN. I do most projects, but I like Compound Cutting. Show some of you work.
ArtCrafters in Dayton, TN
|01-09-2014, 12:01 AM||#8|
Join Date: Nov 2013
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I don't have by computer right now but when I do I'll upload some photos. I am currently in western Washington state but not for too much longer. And thank you for the warm welcome!