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02-17-2019 02:00 PM

Better than blade chuck for Delta - 3 replies

Hi everyone! So yall are awesome and I know I will get good advice on this. I have had many scrollsaws in the past for personal use and teaching. My fav was the Dewalt 788. I sold it after 10 years cuz really needed the money but it was in perfect condition. It has the tumbscrew blade chuck. Anywho, I have a Delta 40-570 now which I really like ...

03-01-2018 04:21 PM

Replacement quick release blade chucks - 1 reply

Hi everyone! I hope your all doing well. I am wondering if you can help me find a part. I am looking for a place to purchase replacement scrollsaw blade chucks. Preferably the easy quick release ones. I have a few older Deltas and the blade chucks are broke and I am really getting frustrated using nuts and bolts and wrenches to change bl...

07-26-2017 01:54 PM

YouTube Channel - 0 replies

Hello y’all! Just wanted to thank you all for so much advice and encouragement over the years. This is the best woodworking site on the net! Also I wanted to share my YouTube channel and ask for any advice on my videos. It’s mostly woodworking videos and me just being a goof in my shop. Recently I have expanded to do other videos of ...

06-23-2017 01:04 PM

Marble game boards - 5 replies

Hello fellow woodworkers! I havnt been on here for awhile so I thought I would say Hi and post a question. I am starting to make marble game boards again and wanting to make them better and with storage for marbles. Specifically the round Solitaire game boards. The best idea I have seen is where a track is routed around the edge. I do have a rou...

10-27-2015 01:02 PM

Scrollsaw for sale in central Minnesota? - 2 replies

Hello ya’ll! Just wondering if anyone in central Minnesota has a scrollsaw for sale or giveaway? Dewalt 788 or Delta 18”, 20” or even 16” for sale. Or a good old one for free:) Or even small old bandsaw. thanks!

10-24-2015 04:13 PM

Setting up new shop - 1 reply

Hello everyone, Havnt been on for awhile. Had to sell most of my tools to payoff a bill:( But now setting up new and bigger shop on our little hobby farm we just bought west of Hutchinson,Mn. I hope to buy some new tools in time but right now looking for real good deal, possibly free? stuff anyone is wanting to pass on or get rid of:) So I can ...

05-12-2015 12:32 PM

Simple and accurate way to charge sales tax? - 20 replies

Hello Ya’ll!! Hope everyone is enjoying this wonderful spring and getting some time in your wood shops, workin or playin. I have question on charging sales tax for wood items I sell. Finally starting to make a little money and know I need to charge and pay sales tax and want to do it accuratly but simply but havnt got any clear answers on ...

03-02-2015 03:19 PM

Adirondack Chairs - 2 replies

Good morning Ya’ll!! So now I am trying to find a bigger item that sells well that I can make a profit better than or in addition to my small scroll sawn items. Working on making better and nicer keepsake and memorial boxes. But now also going to try to build nice sturdy cedar adirondack chairs. Theres alot on here about them and lots of g...

02-08-2015 12:40 AM

Wood Mugs - 2 replies

Thanks everyone on all the advice on making boxes and finding a good table saw. I wanted to start another conversation on making wood mugs with the scrollsaw and/or hole saw. I tried it awhile back without much luck; hole saw blades cut real slow and burned in hardwood, and just couldnt cut rings on the scrollsaw accurate and had ALOT of sanding...

02-02-2015 04:39 PM

New table saw! - 11 replies

So I think I’m finally going to be able to buy a nice table saw soon. I would like to get one that is heavy duty, acurate, good for mitres also, and a nice fence. It wont be moved much but I will probably put wheels on it and then also add outfeed tables around it. I want to start making nice boxes of all kinds, also bookshelves, small fu...

01-18-2015 03:40 PM

Ideas for promoting a small woodworking biz? - 4 replies

Just wanting ideas for promoting my scrollsawing/woodworking biz. I make mostly small scrollsawn items. I am starting to do some bigger things and hope to get better at making keepsake boxes and also want to do some outdoor furniture in the future etc; but my specialty and focus right now is small scrollsawn items. I dont do anything real big an...

01-11-2015 01:38 AM

Nativity scene set advice - 1 reply

Like many of you I am already starting gifts for Christmas 2015 and I am making 50 or more twenty piece Nativity scene sets. They are oak stained but left plain and families can set them up however they like. Right now it has Jesus, Mary, Joseph, 3 wisemen, 3 camels, 2 sheaperds, 3 sheep, 1 cow, I would like to find a better pattern for the bab...

12-22-2014 06:24 PM

Business name ideas - 5 replies

Hello everyone!! Hope your all enjoying this wonderful Christmas season!! Also hope you getting some time in the shop . This post probably could have went in a few better areas but I thought the coffee lounge would work too. Wondering if ya’ll have any ideas for a small bussiness name. I have been making small scrollsawn and hand made woo...

11-06-2014 09:10 PM

Keepsake box dimentions and advice - 8 replies

Hello ya’ll! Hope your all doin well and enjoying this wonderful fall weather. Looking for advice on keepsake boxes. I want to start making them to give away and sell. I am starting by making 20 for gifts this Christmas; 9 for our grandkids, and 11 for our kids and spouse’s. Just wondering what a good size would be. I am thinkin on t...

10-20-2014 05:30 PM

Pricing - 2 replies

Just wondering how everyone prices thier scrollsaw work. In general and specifically custom names and words. Thanks for all advice! ☺

09-05-2014 03:30 PM

Woodworking videos - 5 replies

Finally got my woodworking videos uploaded to Youtube. They’re pretty lame and goofy but if your bored take a look. “Woodworking and more with Marty” Woodworking and more with Marty. Scrollsawing:

08-28-2014 08:09 PM

Woodworking Youtube videos - 1 reply

Inspired by Steve Ramsey I thought I would start doing a weekly video on Youtube also. I don’t have the woodworking expertise and humor as Steve and others have by a long shot, but just wanted to share my scrollsawing and other shop fun. Mine will be more just sharing my projects and ideas. I’m new to this so not sure how it all work...

05-20-2014 06:02 PM

Adirondack chairs - 1 reply

Hello friends! I havnt been on here for awhile and wanted to say hi. I’ve tried building and selling bunkbeds, not much luck. I just dont have the space or money to build nice ones. Now I’m going to try to build a real nice sturdy cedar adirondack chair. They are smaller and can display on front yard and maybe get sales. People alway...

01-20-2014 07:08 PM

Nice but simple nativity scene pattern - 1 reply

Hello friends! I pray you all had a blessed Christmas season and enjoying the new year. I have a question. I am starting early for Christmas 2014 and want to make a nativity scene set to give to about 40 families and friends. I have a pattern set but not happy with the baby Jesus in the manger pattern. I made up my own but still not happy with i...

11-05-2013 10:42 PM

HELP! Need to find free old travel trailer - 1 reply

Hi Ya’ll!! Havnt been on here for awhile. Hope your all doing well. We are getting our first snow fall here already! I am still looking for an old scrap travel trailer or small mobile home that I can convert to a wood shop. Let me know if there’s any one out there who has one they want to get rid of and is within a couple hours of Li...

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