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Just got a Dewalt 788 scroll saw. Never use one before I really want to get into Marquetry. This is my first effort a plack for my grand daughter she loves cat’s. I cut out the letters and the cat from veener and then mounted on MDF put it into my vacuum press I just recently built and it worked how about that. (this method is called packet cutting)

-- Billp





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Dan'um Style

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#1 posted 03-18-2008 01:54 AM

very nice … I have a daughter with the same name.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#2 posted 03-18-2008 02:21 AM

very cool. enjoy your new scroll saw.

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#3 posted 03-18-2008 02:53 AM

This is a very nice project and I am sure that your granddaughter will enjoy the sign. It is always exciting to get a new tool in the shop.

Congrats on the saw. I have one on my list (along with a number of others I would like to have).

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 03-18-2008 03:50 AM

Really nice job.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 03-18-2008 04:56 AM

Hey Bill;

That’s great! A whole new world of woodworking just opened up for you !

Enjoy.

Lee

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#6 posted 03-18-2008 05:51 AM

That is awesome. You will enjoy the scrolling. It’s a nice break from the big saws, give you time to think just a little more – but don’t forget that the scroll saw blade will cut too – just not as fast.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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#7 posted 03-18-2008 07:24 AM

That’s a great saw!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#8 posted 03-18-2008 01:42 PM

Congrats on getting the saw. That is a fine first project from it.

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#9 posted 03-18-2008 01:52 PM

be careful !! scrolling is very addicting,and that is a good saw, I have the same one.

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