a good drawing pantograph

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04-10-2019 10:21 PM

Does anyone have a recommendation for a good drawing pantograph? I can find topics on the forums for router pantographs but I need to enlarge an image for a pattern for a scroll saw project.
Thanks for the help.

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#1 posted 04-10-2019 11:29 PM

are you looking for a commercial model ?
or – plans on how to build your own.



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#2 posted 04-11-2019 08:49 AM

MAFE did one

there are plenty of how to on the web.
If you need a particular ratio, make one, as commercial ones will have a limited number of ratios.

This society is making drawing equipment and has 3 models.
Although I have no personal experience with them.

Otherwise, if you have access to an office photocopy machine, it might be the easiest solution.

There is also the manual copy with a square grid to help.

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#3 posted 04-11-2019 11:34 AM

Can you import your image to SketchUp and scale up?

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#4 posted 04-11-2019 02:15 PM

I had looked into making one in the past but had put it off. Now I got myself in a time crunch and was looking for a quick fix which is never a good idea.

I did not know about Sketch Up but will give it a try.

Thanks to all

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#5 posted 04-11-2019 11:04 PM

go to staples or like and go up in persentage % :<)))

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