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  • Oakman404
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    Bandsaw Plan

    I haven't seen a real good plan for a scroll saw but I did find an awesome plan for a bandsaw!

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  • lonepine
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    Thanks Carl... The wheels are turning now, don't know where you find these things... but it works for me. Bob

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  • Rick-H
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    Foot power

    Here is the site with the one from PVC pipe. http://www.pctradingpost.net/footpower/

    I have plans for a foot power saw for sale to on my web page.
    Last edited by Rick-H; 03-07-2006, 05:44 PM.

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  • CanadianScroller
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    Ah BOB you are a man with great tastes

    I love the idea of foot powered scrollsaw. I picked up an old treadle sewing machine. I havent got the plan for the PVC one but this link has a pedal powered one. And the price is right.
    Here is another one that looks promising So does the scroll saw stand.

    You can't get a better price for plans than free

    I would not expect to cut wood that is too thick, you would tire quite quickly.

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  • lonepine
    started a topic Foot powered Scroll Saw Plans

    Foot powered Scroll Saw Plans

    I was looking for plans for a foot powered scroll saw...I had seen an ad somewhere for one made out of PVC pipe and a bicycle wheel...don't know if any of this type are worthwhile anyway. Any ideas...Thanks Bob

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  • markdavd
    Reply to Frustrated
    by markdavd
    When a blade slips out, the tendency is to tighten it more. Make sure you haven't over-tightened the clamp forcing the sides apart. Most OEM clamps are made from soft aluminum so once it starts they will continue spreading and it will be near-impossible to keep the blades in place.

    I've...
    Yesterday, 10:03 AM
  • Sandy Oaks
    Reply to Frustrated
    by Sandy Oaks
    Blade slippage is a function of the blade clamp holder and or the set screw and thumb screw with swivel.
    Yesterday, 09:40 AM
  • NC Scroller
    Reply to Frustrated
    by NC Scroller
    Tricia what saw do you have? Does the blade slip or it just won’t tighten?
    Yesterday, 08:01 AM
  • wjbclocks1
    Reply to Frustrated
    by wjbclocks1
    Are yoou sure that your not puting the blades to far up in the top clamps,. ( l learned thst the hard way)...
    Yesterday, 07:46 AM
  • cwmagee
    Reply to Frustrated
    by cwmagee
    Have you tried to rough up the thumb screws tips? How old are the blade clamps? may be time to replaced them.
    Yesterday, 06:48 AM
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