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Project by majuvla posted 07-19-2017 10:11 AM 1618 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Whoever had and used Proxxon srcroll saw knows how it’s blowing hose is irritating, so I decided to replace it with plastic one bought from E-bay for a 1$. Just a small squared piece of beech, 5mm hole from one side and 12mm hole from another and it works perfectly.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted





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ZAGREB

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#1 posted 07-19-2017 10:25 AM

a sad juriš na intarziju
pozdrav

-- bambi

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Redoak49

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#2 posted 07-19-2017 11:03 AM

A very good idea. I also use the Loc Line on my Hegner scroll saw. The 1/4” size works great on the blower.I also use a 3/4” sized one hooked to a vacuum.

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woodshaver Tony C

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#3 posted 07-19-2017 11:17 AM

Great Idea Ivan! Always good to take the frustration out of your work.
Yours look good to Redoak49

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 07-19-2017 11:39 AM

Great idea,Ivan. I may have to try that on my Delta!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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Tooch

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#5 posted 07-19-2017 11:57 AM

Anytime you can manage/deal with dust collection in a better way, it’s time well spent. Nice work Ivan

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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doubleDD

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#6 posted 07-19-2017 12:55 PM

Good idea and information to have for future reference.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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rockmolsen

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#7 posted 07-19-2017 01:35 PM

Great ingenuity Ivan !!!!

-- Rick --------The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.

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ralbuck

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#8 posted 07-19-2017 02:27 PM

Patterns and tools are places to start from. Great modification.

Many of my tools are modified to do what I need.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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GR8HUNTER

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#9 posted 07-19-2017 02:49 PM

Ivan gets 1

GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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pottz

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#10 posted 07-19-2017 04:01 PM

nice work buddy your always innovating,making things better.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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Druid

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#11 posted 07-19-2017 08:14 PM

Good idea Ivan. Looks like my Delta might be getting the same upgrade. Thanks.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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woodbutcherbynight

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#12 posted 07-19-2017 11:14 PM

Well once I get a new bellows for the Hegner I guess I have some more work to do! Nice tip!!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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kiefer

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#13 posted 07-20-2017 06:56 PM

Good and simple upgrade have to remember this simple fix .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#14 posted 08-10-2017 11:21 AM

that was a cool idea and nicely done … make me thinking now hahaha

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!

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