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Woo Hoo!!! :D

by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)
posted 12-18-2012 07:22 PM


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RussellAP

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#1 posted 12-18-2012 07:28 PM

Nice to have you on LJ’s.

-- A positive attitude will take you much further than positive thinking ever will.

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#2 posted 12-18-2012 07:39 PM

Sheila, although its nice to have a focus group to work with, there are plenty of us that follow your awesome work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#3 posted 12-18-2012 07:45 PM

Thank you kindly Monte! I will still be in my usual hangouts at LJ’s. I just like a specific forum for the scrollers. Just earlier today, I noticed some nice scrolled projects from some scrollers that I have not seen here before. They have probably been here a while, but with this many people I haven’t seen them before. As for myself, I don’t get time to cruise around here much. I tend to write my blog and my day takes over. It will just help me see scroller related questions and such and get to know the others a little better. I love LJ’s and think it is a great place for all woodworkers. I am happy you follow my day to day ramblings! :) Take care!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#4 posted 12-18-2012 07:52 PM

Congrats Sheila

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 12-18-2012 08:01 PM

Enjoy :)

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#6 posted 12-18-2012 08:50 PM

Wonderful Sheila & Martin

What a super idea

Jamie

-- 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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#7 posted 12-18-2012 08:51 PM

Congratulations Sheila!

-- "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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#8 posted 12-18-2012 11:09 PM

Sheila, where did you and other scrollsawers post here in LJ’s…

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#9 posted 12-18-2012 11:14 PM

I have a daily blog that I write almost every morning. Besides my project page, that is where I frequent the site the most. :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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HorizontalMike

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#10 posted 12-18-2012 11:43 PM

Wail….Dayeem! I am going to wake up my 21yr old Delta SC and get to work! I know it works on Soft Maple and NOT on Wh. Ash, so some learning curve still exists. I look forward to more post in this topic.

BTW, my scroll saw is the oldest WW stuff that I have. I used it in modelling for several years…

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#11 posted 12-18-2012 11:59 PM

congrat´s scrollers :-)
enjoy

Dennis

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derosa

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#12 posted 12-19-2012 12:29 AM

sweet, just about to start on a couple of scroll projects. It’s the one thing I wished I did more of.

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

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#13 posted 12-19-2012 12:54 AM

Congrats Sheila you deserve this .
I don’t own a scroll saw but sure enjoy your designs and daily blog .

-- Kiefer 松

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#14 posted 12-19-2012 12:58 AM

Yea!!!! I agree. That’s a bit up yer alley… LOL

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#15 posted 12-19-2012 01:04 AM

I just got a scrollsaw recently so I’m looking forward to LJs having a more active scrolling community. I’m still getting the hang of the durn thing but excited about the new abilities it gives to my shop!

-- Optimists are usually disappointed. Pessimists are either right or pleasantly surprised. I tend to be a disappointed pessimist.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#16 posted 12-19-2012 01:34 AM

All you new people, feel free to look in on my class that I hosted last year. The link is here:

Incredibly Fun Adventures in Scroll Sawing

I still am going to add some things into it every now and then and you can always ask me questions that I can answer on my blog. There are so many talented scrollers here and the scroll saw can be a great addition to your arsenal of tools – even for smaller tasks or parts of doing projects. I think the more you play around with it, the more you will like it and see how useful it can be. Once you get the hang of the basics, it is really a fun part of woodworking. I am just happy that the administrators gave us scrollers a place where we can exchange information directly. :)

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#17 posted 12-19-2012 11:54 AM

Ah-Oh Shelia, looks like you started something, now dust is going to be flying around in almost everyone’s shop as the blow the dust off of their scrollsaw’s :)

I’d really like to get mine going but just can’t seem to shake off of my bandsaw to do it, orders keep flying in and I’m doing all I can to keep up with them but one day…..

Congrats!

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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#18 posted 12-19-2012 02:45 PM

Sweet!

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#19 posted 12-19-2012 05:19 PM

Congrats to all scrollers! Enjoy as Martin said. Maybe, I can be one when the right time comes.

-- Bert

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#20 posted 12-19-2012 06:06 PM

I think that it’s great Sheila.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#21 posted 12-19-2012 06:14 PM

Congrats on getting a forum dedicated to what I know you love. Now, if they leave the nonshop forum intact Joe and I will be happy. Actually, I will be happy…Joe will be ecstatic.

-- This is a Troll Free zone.

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#22 posted 12-21-2012 01:16 AM

Great to have a dedicated scrolling room in this woodworkers mansion!! Sheila is now in Heaven here!!

Martin, thanks for the new forums!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Bernie

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#23 posted 12-21-2012 10:29 PM

Yes – glad to have this spot for scrollers. I don’t scroll a whole bunch, but I do like to incorporate some into my work. It can make run of the mill projects just jump out.

-- Bernie: It never gets hot or cold in New Hampshire, just seasonal!

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#24 posted 12-21-2012 10:57 PM

I think it will be nice to see how other woodworkers utilize scrolling in other woodworking patterns. Bernie – I hope you post some project that you do here in this forum too so all of us scrollers can have some idea of how you use it in your other woodworking. :) I really look forward to seeing stuff like that here!

Sheila

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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