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  • Legs for a RBI Hawk scroll saw

    Hi does anyone have suggestions for making a set legs for a RBI Hawk scroll saw.If so can you email me the info.Or send me the picture or pictures.

    Thank you for your time.


    Deb Adams
    [email protected]
    sigpicDeb Adams [email protected]

  • #2
    Why do you want to make them? What happened to the originals?
    It is much easier to just buy them from RBI. They are pre drilled and nicely powder coated.

    You could also build a sturdy table to put the saw on.

    I would be happy to send you the dimensions and pictures of my RBI G4 legs assuming they would fit your model saw.
    Rolf
    RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
    Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
    Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
    And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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    • #3
      Legs for RBI older Hawk saw

      Hi I won this saw off of A auction site and it came from pawn stop it had no legs with it. That is why there is no legs. i wish it had come with legs. would you please send me the size and info on your Hawk legs. And pictures if you have any. So My Husband can check out the specs. Yes my saw has the square holes in the sides for the legs to be bolted on. My Hawk is a 1985 year model 220-3 Thank you. email address [email protected]
      Last edited by DAdams; 06-22-2006, 11:04 AM.
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      • #4
        I will take pictures tonight and send you a sketch with dimensions.
        Rolf
        RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
        Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
        Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
        And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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        • #5
          Seems to me you should go to the RBI site and check out the legs available for your saw before you make your own. The site is http://www.rbiwoodtools.com . If nothing else, you can get the dimensions correct. Just a suggestion.
          Moon
          Old Mooner

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          • #6
            Just for fun I called RBI and asked them about the legs for that model.
            They don't have or make those leggs anymore "those leggs were made with 14 gauge steel (.078") the new legs are made from 10 gauge (.140") "
            It is nice to know that they continue to improve their product. It also explains why my saw is so heavy. Using the newer leggs may require drilling some holes.
            Rolf
            RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
            Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
            Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
            And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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            • #7
              Good on ya Deb. If that was the one on eBay, I was looking at that too. It looked in really good shape.

              You can build your own bench using these plans..

              I made it using some pretty crude tools so you shouldn't have any trouble. Here is how my bench turned out.
              MinotBob
              Makita MSJ-401
              Universal Tools:
              Remember you only really need 2 tools: WD-40 and Duct Tape. If it doesn't move and should, use WD-40. If it moves and shouldn't, use the Duct Tape

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              • #8
                If my saws didn't already have legs I would certainly consider building that table. It has a lot of nice features. There is plenty of room to build in blade storage.
                Rolf
                RBI G4 26 Hawk, EX 16 with Pegas clamps, Nova 1624 DVR XP
                Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
                Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
                And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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                • #9
                  The thing I like about it is that you can use any standard chair. I just have a folding chair that works great. The thngs that should be changed is to make the table top extend forward about 6 inches so there is room for your knees. Otherwise you are hunching over to saw. Also I haven't found a need for the tilt feature. If I make another one, which I probably will, I'll make it non-tilting.
                  MinotBob
                  Makita MSJ-401
                  Universal Tools:
                  Remember you only really need 2 tools: WD-40 and Duct Tape. If it doesn't move and should, use WD-40. If it moves and shouldn't, use the Duct Tape

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