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  • Whats the largest throat scoller you've ever seen or heard of?

    I'm curious to find out whats the deepest/largest throat scroll saw you've ever heard of or seen for yourself.

    All I've ever worked on is 20" and 26", but am interested to find out if there are any commercial ones deeper than 26" out there!!

    Cheers, BladeDancer
    Last edited by BladeDancer; 08-11-2006, 11:17 PM.
    Never seen a blade that wouldn't dance!!

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    My Excalibur has a 30" throat. This is the deepest throat available of currently available models.
    Kevin
    Scrollsaw Patterns Online
    Making holes in wood with an EX-30, Craftsman 16" VS, Dremel 1680 and 1671

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    • #3
      The throat on my RBI G4 Hawk is only 26 inches, I feel so inadequate
      Actually it is not so easy to cut very detailed things when you are leaning over a couple of feet of material trying to follow a line.
      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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      • #4
        I just located a 36" scroll saw on Ebay. The brand is Oliver and it's 220 volt.
        Do I win the booby prize?
        Mike

        Making sawdust with a Dremel 1680.
        www.picturetrail.com/naturephotos

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Rolf
          The throat on my RBI G4 Hawk is only 26 inches, I feel so inadequate
          Actually it is not so easy to cut very detailed things when you are leaning over a couple of feet of material trying to follow a line.
          But that's what makes it fun.
          Kevin
          Scrollsaw Patterns Online
          Making holes in wood with an EX-30, Craftsman 16" VS, Dremel 1680 and 1671

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          • #6
            Originally posted by BladeDancer
            I'm curious to find out whats the deepest/largest throat scroll saw you've ever heard of or seen for yourself.

            All I've ever worked on is 20" and 26", but am interested to find out if there are any commercial ones deeper than 26" out there!!

            Cheers, BladeDancer
            Blade.... you know , I seen a gale on tv one time that was useing something. that i couldn't figuer out. but was amazed. she was cutting something on a saw table. that hung in the air. the blade came down to the tabale. and up and down like a scrollsaw. but was hudg. is that a word? I seen no arm, and the tabale was so big, like a work bench. couldn't figuer it out. wish i would have taped it. but was cought off gard. i have been searching for it every sence. she was whiping her project around like there was no debth to the thing at all. if you know what this was let me know ok. Evie

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            • #7
              I recall seeing a vintage picture of a commercial pattern makers saw in a foundry that had a throat of over 6 feet.
              There was a large spring mechanism suspended from the ceiling.
              If I come across the picture again I will be sure to post it.
              The limitation of throat size is overcome by technique.

              Nuff said
              CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
              "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
              Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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              • #8
                Here are some pictures of larger saws.

                This one has unlimited throat size. This saw is from Beach manufacturing.


                over 4 feet from Jones Superior Machine Co.
                I really like the belt and spring design for the recoil of this saw.


                over 36" from Oliver Machinery Co.

                Hmm I may need a bigger shop!

                For more tool pictures and info check out http://www.owwm.com/
                CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
                "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
                Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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                • #9
                  Throat envy
                  Dan

                  -Just do'in the best I can every day

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                  • #10
                    Thanks Carl, I believe, that first one is the one i seen. wish i had that saw.
                    Evie

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