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  • Neat Old Scroll Saw

    I wished I lived close to this in Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania; it would be a neat restoration project.


    Vintage Millers Falls New Rogers Treadle Fret Scroll Saw | eBay
    Floyd

    Harrison Arkansas

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    Floyd -- Does look like a nice project. Howsomeever, I have far too many projects. Personally I have a big problem getting tempted by old mechanical things that need restored. So I'm glad that it is ~3000 miles away.
    Mtnman Jim

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

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      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...
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    • cwmagee
      Reply to EX dust collection holes screwed up a project.!
      by cwmagee
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    • 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....
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    • handibunny
      Reply to EX dust collection holes screwed up a project.!
      by handibunny
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