|Project by papabear||posted 10-12-2011 06:26 AM||1924 views||0 times favorited||21 comments|
I was driving my daughter around to get her to nap. after she fell asleep, I was driving back to the house and out of the corner of my eye at a swap meet at a local community centre in Cedar (Vancouver Island, South of Nanaimo) I saw this little item.
I carefully turned around and went in to find out if it worked and how much they wanted for it. I couldn’t believe it, they wanted $25. Now the hard part, I didn’t have my wallet with me and they closed in half an hour. It hurt to say that I would try to be back before they left.
Drove home as quickly as I could with out waking up a sleeping kid then had my mom drive me back while my wife kept an eye on the kid. Well, we just made it back as they were packing things up.
Now in my shop ready to use. Just need to find a place to buy the blades from. They are 4” with pins at each end. I have a smaller scroll saw that I had given up on as could not find blades of the same type. This one came with about 10 spares but you know how long that might last. Tried Home Depot, Rona, KMS tools, Princess Auto and they all looked at me funny as if they had never seen such a thing when I showed the blades. I am thinking if it comes right down to it, I can buy a new what seems to be the standard blade, drill holes in the ends and solder some heavy guage wire in.
-- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons for you are crunchy and taste good with ketchup.