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Forum topic by ralbuck posted 668 days ago 511 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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ralbuck

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668 days ago

Here are a few pictures of a modification that I made to a used grizzley scrollsaw that I purchased.

I did not like the plastic hold-down so decided to make an additionnal metal one.

Seems to work well even without PAINT!

-- just rjR


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#1 posted 668 days ago

The hold downs and guards are usually discarded by those of us that use scroll saws a lot (Daily)

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ralbuck

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#2 posted 667 days ago

I have to disagree with you, Jim! Being I am so new to scrollsaws; on anything except very thin, easily cut , wood the hold-down is very helpful!

I have ran scrollsaws since 1953— and made all kinds of different things.

I have cut wood, plastic, cement board, masonite, sheet metal, aluminum and even hickory flooring with a scrollsaw! On the harder/thicker material the hold—down is important! I actually have even cut off bolts when the hacksaw was not available!(It ruined the blade; but, did what I needed without a 2 hour trip ofr a hacksaw. I have not always lived 10 minutes from Lowe’s Home Depot, Ace etc.

I will eventually find a way to make a better hold-down for my DeWalt 788 also!

I do agree the plastic guard is sort of worhtless though!

-- just rjR

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