Thursday, March 16, 2017

Nature is the art of God Scroll Saw Pattern.
"Nature is the art of God."

Information: Free 3D files for the Coin Cutting Jig now available in my eStore.

The 3D print files for the Coin Cutting jig are now available in my eStore. You can download and print this jig for free. Of course you will need access to a 3D printer. 

As you can see from the pictures below I have modified it quite a bit from the last time I showed it. I have gone with metal nuts and bolts for added strength. The nuts are captured inside the base. The keeper is then epoxied to the base to permanently trap the nuts. The pictures below explain the assembly.

The best solution for keeping the quarter from spinning inside the jig is to press fit it into the hole with a small piece of paper. Then install the flange and four bolts. The bolts do not have to be over tightened but once the epoxy cures it is now very strong.

If you have been looking to get into coin cutting on the scroll saw this will be a handy jig to have. 

I will make the jig for you for a fee. I can only make a few at a time and because of the time involved it will be more than I want to charge. I'll have to charge $40 plus shipping. US only. So print it yourself if at all possible.

Many cities are now making makers spaces available. Check your yellow pages. Many libraries are also installing maker spaces wit laser, CNC and 3D printers. That is a great option if a