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  • Got Started with a Pedal Powered Jigsaw

    Hello Forum Members

    I love old tools and all my stationary power tools are used and most are from the 40s, 50s and 60s and are belt driven.

    I started with jig saws at age 6 with my Dad's childhood Barrnes Velocipede type jigsaw. My brother has the saw now.
    I have two 18 inch Sears, Roebuck jig saws (103.0407), one since 1974. I also have a jig saw attachment for my old Magna Shopsmith 10ER.

    I just picked up an old Delta 24 inch scroll saw (believed to be from the 1940's, no model number, SN 10-3095) at a church benefit sale in April 2012. It’s a little rusty and was leaking oil but all the parts are there. I enjoy restoring old tools and look forward to sharing information on fixing them up.


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    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.

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    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.

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    "Still Montana Mike"

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


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      Charlie -- Welcome to the forum. I like old tools too -- partly because that is what I inherited. But I do have a newer scroll saw. Love to see pics of your old tools.
      Mtnman Jim

      taking life as it comes and trying to make the best of it


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