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My first paying job

I was asked to do some awards for boyscouts for a friend I know from church. It most likely requires a scroll saw (at least I have my wife convinced of that) I will make about 50 or 70 dollars from this. Anyhoo, I was looking at scroll saws and thought this looked good for 129.00:
http://www.woodcraft.com/product/208...el-rk7315.aspx

I also looked at the 16 inch Ryobi at HD for 99.00 but it seemed cheaper made.

Any thoughts? Quite frankly I am happy that someone actually thinks I can do something well enough to get paid after only messing around since Nov.
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Congrats to you. I didn't see one on the link for that price. $129 sounds good to me, but I'm no expert on scrolls.

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I like it.....pays 50 bucks.....needs a 130 dollar tool........my kinda wood working job....

Have you looked at this one? Before I decided I don't really like scroll saw work, I was thinking about buying this one and it seems really well made....a few bucks cheaper too.

http://www.sears.com/craftsman-16inc...1&blockType=G1


I know today in the mass market tools they're all like this....but the rockwell ones very similar to the skil one, and I don't have a high opinion of skil tools.....

http://www.sears.com/skil-3335-08-16...7&blockType=G7

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I like it.....pays 50 bucks.....needs a 130 dollar tool........my kinda wood working job....

Have you looked at this one? Before I decided I don't really like scroll saw work, I was thinking about buying this one and it seems really well made....a few bucks cheaper too.

http://www.sears.com/craftsman-16inc...1&blockType=G1


I know today in the mass market tools they're all like this....but the rockwell ones very similar to the skil one, and I don't have a high opinion of skil tools.....

http://www.sears.com/skil-3335-08-16...7&blockType=G7
I saw that one also...still thinking about which one. I will keep checking CL but there is not a lot in my area. The more I think about it I could use my router and a template for this job but it is a good reason to get a scroll saw LOL.....I started to do inlays and the scroll saw will help with that.
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