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SCROLL SAW TOP

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Project by Tbowen posted 465 days ago 1813 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i made this because that cheap plastic guard between the table and the blade kept bending down and making my work jump…so i built this top and it DOES NOT move at all…to take it off i just twist the nails and it slides right off..i also thought you could make this to make your blades last longer, because the blade stroke is only 1 inch…therefor if i raise the table it uses the top half of the blade haha…just an idea…but i used 3/4 plywood kinda heavy to keep some weight on it and to reduce vibration…and it also makes it a bigger work area…and those 2 last pictures are my 2nd and 3rd scrollsaw project …still trying to learn all i can about the scrollsaw.

thank you for your time! please tell me what yall think about it :-)

-TROY

-- don't out smart your common sense





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 465 days ago

Good idea nice work.

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DonB

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#2 posted 465 days ago

Troy, I have the same scroll saw and acknowledge your complaint. I may copy your table top but in 1/2” rather than 3/4. Otherwise, for an inexpensive machine, it does OK.

-- DonB

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Jamie Speirs

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#3 posted 465 days ago

Troy that solve the problem

jamie

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Tbowen

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#4 posted 465 days ago

yeah it does the job well….go ahead you can copy it… i dont mind :-) if you have any questions let me know….thank all of you for the comments

-- don't out smart your common sense

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