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I have always watched people use a scroll saw but i have never used one myself.. i got one for a christmas gift and i just now got around to play with it..i LOVE this scroll saw now haha…it is very fun..
i just need to get better at it…but with everything that takes time :-)

thank you for your time!! :) off to make more stuff

-- don't out smart your common sense

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#1 posted 603 days ago

There are lots of good sites out there to get patterns both free and paid. Check them out and just keep on practicing. Steve Good has a good site.

Go to the scroll saw forum and follow it . Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) has a lot of good stuff. Follow her blog.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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Jamie Speirs

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#2 posted 603 days ago

Troy, well done
I’m re-building a scrollsaw so I should be cutting my first
project today, fingers crossed.
There are some great scrollers on LJ’s and they are so

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#3 posted 603 days ago

A great beginning.
There is no turning back.

-- It's all fun, Terry******N. Idaho

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#4 posted 603 days ago

A good first effort. Keep on trucking.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 603 days ago

Great start – YES, as pointed out, Steve Good’s site is an excellant FREE place to get patterns. That is where I started. Also Pick up one or two copies of the Scrollsaw Mag’s, generally between 20 to 30 patterns in each one.

I look forward to seeing more.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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#6 posted 603 days ago

thank you all for the comments!! :-) looking forward to post more

-- don't out smart your common sense

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#7 posted 603 days ago

Don’t ever throw this away…...go so far as framing if you want. Something you can always reflect back on years down the road when you improve your skills.

I have always been intimidated by a lot of the patterns available and first started with very basic projects. I would also take advantage of the scrap pile.

Try drawing straight lines about 3-5 inches long…say about 10 of them. You will or should see a difference in the first line you cut and the last one. OBTW, if you want a straight have to feed the blade at a slight angle. Keep up the good work.

-- -Al, Patuxent River, MD

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#8 posted 602 days ago

That’s a fine try! Keep it up!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#9 posted 601 days ago

Great first project, I look forward to future projects….

Before you know it, you will be busting out show quality items

-- Ride hard or go home~

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