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Pantagraph #1: Mathias' Pantagraph from Woodgears.ca

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Blog entry by Bob A in NJ posted 949 days ago 5452 reads 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Trying out the pantagaph I built during Christmas vacation. Fun Project, works great. Check out www.woodgears.ca for more details on how to build this wonderful machine. Took about 7 hours to make it and a few more hours for the letters.

Bob January 22 2012

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dcqIvQaQJjU&feature=mfu_in_order&list=UL

http://woodgears.ca/pantograph/

-- Bob A in NJ



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559dustdesigns

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#1 posted 949 days ago

That guy is really talanted at engineering his shop made contraptions.
I really enjoy surfing by his site to see what he has come up with.
Your new machine is it working well for you?
I have seen quite a few posts about this pantagraph build here on Lumberjocks, its pretty popular.
Thanks for sharing. Please post more pictures and projects using this machine.

-- Aaron - central California "If you haven't got the time to do it right, when will you find the time to do it over?"

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matt garcia

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#2 posted 949 days ago

AWESOME!!!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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StevenAntonucci

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#3 posted 949 days ago

Now you have to make me a sign…

-- Steven

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#4 posted 949 days ago

Steven… Just for You:

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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Karson

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#5 posted 949 days ago

Bob: A great job. I thought that you might make something for your wife.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#6 posted 949 days ago

Hey! I just got done with my pantograph! Planning on posting it in projects once I actually make a project with it! I haven’t had much chance to test it out yet though – trying to make some stencils for a sign first! Good job by the way!

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#7 posted 949 days ago

Very nice. I like the way you cut the letters for templates.

-- Chief Petty Officer USN(RET) 1991-2011

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