Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Farmer Signs Scroll Saw Pattern.

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There are roughly 2 million farms in the U.S. About 98 percent of those farms are operated by families or individuals. In 2016, $135.5 billion worth of American agriculture was exported around the world. Farming accounts for about 1 percent of the U.S. gross domestic product.

Today, farmers receive about 15 cents of every dollar spent on food. In the early 1980s  that was almost 31 cents on every dollar. 

Farm families account for about 2 percent of the U.S. population. They are the 2 percent who feed the rest of us. Please support your local farmers every chance you get. Farmers markets have wonderful fresh products. Find restaurants who use local farm-fresh ingredients. 

These sign patterns are 10.5 inches wide and 7.5 inches tall. You can use the optional backer board or just cut the sign. I am showing the backer board painted but that is optional also.

Jet Scroll Saw Update. IMPORTANT

I received an email today from Fred O. about the Jet Scroll Saw. Fred told me about some changes Jet has made to the saw. He bought the 18" version of the saw but I am assuming Jet made these changes to the 22" saw also. I'll try to confirm that when I can.

One issue the Jet saw had was short blade travel. This caused the reverse teeth of a reverse tooth blade not to come above the table and not be utilized. This was a problem that had workarounds but still a nuisance. 

Fred sent me pictures showing the lower clamp. Jet has added two magnets(Red Arrow) to the clamp holder. They also changed the height of the clamp to increase the blade travel. This should make reverse teeth blades work now. 

I am not certain what problem the magnets have solved. I never had a problem with the clamp falling out. I'll try to find the answer to that question.

I will be investigating to see if the upgrades can be added to existing saws. I'll report back as soon as I get more information.

Thanks for the information, Fred.

$12 per sheet of 12 coins plus $3.50 shipping
Inlay with a 1" Forstner Bit.
The perfect way to sign your work.

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