Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

Newby with Delta 40-690 on the way

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Newby with Delta 40-690 on the way

    I bought the first scroll saw I have used in 40 some years. I was a fixture at the YMCA cutting out one project after another as a kid and it is time to have some fun again. I have some good ideas for dust detection, troubleshooting tip for the control board and now I look for alignment adjustment advice for setting it up when it gets here.
    I found a post Delta 40-690 blade travel, ect. Blue Firefly posted and want to know short of returning my saw how are alignment made to correct these oversights.
    I have a Delta 14" bandsaw I know my way around. A PreWWII Delta Unisaw and other power tools.
    From where I sit if you need to know how to get perfection in your alignment befor you get it from your work.
    Any tips, books URLs to get me to what I need?

    TT



    I moved your thread to a more appropriate forum to maximize traffic and get you more responses to your post/request/question.
    Last edited by wood-n-things; 03-29-2012, 07:39 PM.

  • #2
    Here is the link for the manual - http://www.deltamachinery.com/downlo...678_40-690.pdf

    Good luck with your new saw - post pictures!
    Douglas Fraser
    Eagle River, Alaska

    My Gallery - Aurora Wood Crafts

    Comment


    • #3
      Welcome A Board!! You will be hard pressed to find a friendlier or more knowledgeable group on the net re: woodworking. Share your knowledge and do not hesitate to ask questions. The only dumb question is the one that remains unasked.

      You may find the stickies at the top of this forum to be very helpful. Use the Link below.

      Message Board FAQ, Suggestions and Feedback - Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts Message Board.

      Take a few minutes to read through them. They are chock full of great information.

      Be sure and share pics of your projects. We thrive on pictures. You will find we are not a judgmental group.

      Whatever reason brought you to our forum we are pleased you found us.

      Take some time to read the bylaws of the forum. We do not allow open/direct selling on the forum.
      "Still Montana Mike"

      "Don't worry about old age--it doesn't last that long."
      Mike's Wood-n-Things LLC

      Comment


      • #4
        Welcome! I'm also new here. Prepare to meet some incredibly helpful, friendly folks!

        Comment

        Unconfigured Ad Widget

        Collapse

        Latest Topics

        Collapse

        • handibunny
          Reply to EX dust collection holes screwed up a project.!
          by handibunny
          Rolf, smaller bowl-cutting angles, 30˚ or less, usually don't present a problem either with vibration or for cutting into the table. It's when you get into the 40˚ and 45˚ range that things get dicey for both. (The Seyco saw doesn't even cut bevels greater than 35˚ or so!) If you add even a slight...
          Today, 09:21 AM
        • Bill Wilson
          Reply to EX dust collection holes screwed up a project.!
          by Bill Wilson
          I've done some bevel cutting on my EX-21 as well and also have not experienced any added vibration, nor have I cut into the table. Perhaps I haven't cut at a steep enough angle, but the existing blade hole has been sufficient. I do despise the useless vacuum holes, but I've learned to live with them...
          Today, 09:06 AM
        • cwmagee
          Reply to EX dust collection holes screwed up a project.!
          by cwmagee
          Carole Your hole size was a concern when I purchased the Pegas Replacement Table for my EX21, because I had cut into the side of hole on the original table, The damage I did to the old table was due to the blade adjustments were not in the center of blade holders. So far that has not been an issue...
          Today, 08:40 AM
        • Rolf
          Reply to EX dust collection holes screwed up a project.!
          by Rolf
          That is an interesting point Carole. I have done some bevel cutting on the EX and can't say that I have experienced an increase in vibration or any problems with following the lines. I know when I cut one of your bowl designs on my Hawk I really had to concentrate on not pushing down hill....
          Today, 07:28 AM
        • handibunny
          Reply to EX dust collection holes screwed up a project.!
          by handibunny
          Just a word of caution about the size of the blade hole. When I used a DeWalt years ago in the infamous community woodshop, and also with my more recent experiences with the Jet, if you do much bevel cutting at a steep angle, you will cut into the table. That's why inserts have the slot that can be...
          Today, 06:21 AM
        Working...
        X