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Project by jerrells posted 566 days ago 943 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a knob that fits on the blade tension screw on my DeWalt scrollsaw. The old version I had finally fell apart and I needed a new one to save my arthritic hands some abuse. I had made the old version as a tight fit on the screw head but this time I made this one as a slip fit. I do not always need or want it and I did worry a little about the extra weight on the end of the screw head.

Picture 2 shows the knob on the screw as I would use it, when needed.

The pattern for this and another version can be found on Steve Good’s blogspot.

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.





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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 566 days ago

Looks like it’ll work well and be a great help. Anything that keeps ya makin’ sawdust is a good thing!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 565 days ago

Great solution, Jerrells.

I need to make one of my own.

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#3 posted 565 days ago

Very resourceful. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#4 posted 565 days ago

Great idea,I’ll try one of those. Acouple of recent projects I’ve completed.

-- Tony,Newfoundland

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#5 posted 565 days ago

A few more I’ve completed over the year.

-- Tony,Newfoundland

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