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the Knew Concepts Saw

So this is the latest acquisition.
I truly believed that this saw was going to change my life and make my art fantabulous. My piercing skills would improve exponentially and I will never have to go hungry again!


Well, sometimes those thoughts go through my head. I think it goes back to that post about stuff. You we think that if we buy this or that material then our art will somehow improve miraculously.  Well, that's how I felt about this saw.

At first I was a little intimidated by it. I had to read and re-read the directions to get a handle (no pun intended) on it. The first thing I noticed was its weight. I couldn't believe how incredibly light it was compared to my first saw.

Here was my first piercing of something very tiny. Check it out.

That hummingbird is so itty bitty but not as tiny as Beth Millner's pieces. I don't know how she does it! I could hardly see the lines for this piece as I was sawing. Looks like I'm going to have to invest in some magnifying glasses.

I am pretty happy with the Knew saw. I like that it weighs less then my old saw and I really do believe it helped me saw out that hummingbird. Maybe it did, maybe it didn't one will never know.

I also like how easy (once I learned how) it is to place the blade. Although I can't get the blade to sing (like on my old saw) but no more putting the saw to my chest to mount the blade and then having a bruise there the next day. You guys know what I'm talking about.



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