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Scroll Saw Blades - What You Should Know

Steve Bundred - Sunday, November 21, 2010

Scroll SawChris sounds as if he's on a steep learning curve with his scroll saw.

Hi Steve,
Got the computer for my 60th and the scroll saw for my 61st (Oct). Can't manage either but think the computer might be easier. Keep breaking blades and can't cut a straight line, practice, practice, practice. Have ordered a few books from library so that will help.
Your work is fantastic.

I suspect he's using the wrong blades. These are the blades I've tried. Read More......

Drum Sanders for Easy Dolphin Sanding

Steve Bundred - Saturday, November 20, 2010

I've just received this question from Ron who's working on the dolphin bookends.
Dolphin Bookends Woodworkng Project
I have just cut out the Dolphin book ends, and can you or any of your colleagues tell me how other than wrapping sandpaper around my finger to try and get the dolphins to look rounded.
Yours Sincerely.

Good question, Ron. This is how I do it.
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