Well I purchased what was a really good “powered dust mask” and tried it out. “Powered” means there is a fan that draws in filtered air so that is all you should be breathing. Now the mask seemed to work well indoors howeve...
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I have been woodworking for about 15 years. Just learning the craft as I go along and make many goofs. About a year ago I got interested in the scrollsaw and it has become my tool of choice. I just go out to the shop and turn it on and we are ready to go. Very little set up and prep work but lots of clean up of dust and wood chips. The more I use it the beeter (I think) I get. I mostly love the Victorian patterns. Little tiny cuts and curly cues and once you are finished - WOW. Like most of us scrollers I use a magifining light and lens and sometimes when I pull the finished piece out I think - WOW that is small.
So like any good first grader I continue to follow the lines (most of the time).
If you wish to follow my work elsewhere; on FACEBOOK look for PA's Workshop OR on ETSY https://www.etsy.com/your/shops/PAsWorkshop/preview (soon)
-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.
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I, as a retired person, generally fall into woodworking, scroll saw, as my past time activity. YES, I know, or should have, that shop dust and wearing some type of masks is important. But they are hot, limit breathing and are a pain. Well as someo...
OK, I am at the frustration times 10 level. It seems like for the past six months of so NO ONE wants to purchase anything from me. When I started, about five years ago, it seemed that I was getting an order or two per week. Now it seems that I hav...
In my woodworking, either scroll saw or just regular, I strive to be as accurate as possible, perhaps obsessive. One of the things that is driving me nuts lately is the inconsistence of wood thickness. I purchase wood from either the big box hardw...