Thursday, October 22, 2020

Butterfly and a Rose Scroll Saw Pattern.

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This Butterfly and a Rose plaque pattern is ten inches tall. The plaque has two layers. I suggest in the pattern that the front layer is 1/2" thick and the back layer is 1/4" thick. All of my suggestions are only suggestions. Use what boards you have available just try to keep the plaque 3/4" thick or less.

Laser engraved and cut Signature Coins Information:

I receive a lot of emails asking about my Signature Coins. One of the more common questions is about the burn residue left after they are finished. Most people just leave the residue on the coins. Once you embed the coin in your project and add a protective finish the coin slightly darkens and hides some of the residues. 

When I engrave the coins for you I set the power of the laser high enough to get a deep engraving. This gives you plenty of room to sand the coins and remove the residue completely. When you sand the coins the sawdust will collect in the engraving so you have to blow it out to bring the etching back. 

Another question is about custom graphics on the coins. I have tried to do that in the past and it takes a considerable amount of time. I would love to do that but it is just not feasible with my schedule. I will still consider it if you ask but don't be surprised at the cost. The cost of design will run about $50 an hour. 

The next question is about custom sizes. I make the coins 1" in diameter. This seems to be the most common size so I think I will stick with that. 

I have been asked if I will sell the laser file so you can burn your own coins. That is a bit difficult because of the different formats people want. Let me give it some thought to see if I can make that work. The price of the file will be more expensive than one order of the coins but I have not figured out what it will be yet.

A few people have asked if they can cover the coins with black paint. Sand away the paint that is not in the engraving to get a nice black engraving or any other color. I have been able to make that work but it is touch and go. Sometimes the paint will seep into the small cracks in the wood not sand away. I am trying to test a rapid drying spray paint to see if I can make the process more reliable. If I get it working I will pass along the information.

If you have questions about the Personalized Signature Coins feel free to shoot me an email. 

Delta 40-6894 is back on sale: $299 on Amazon

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When I get questions about buying a scroll saw, the budget is usually one of the main factors. Everyone likes to get value for the money they spend. The Delta 40-694 is not the best saw on the market. It is in my opinion one of the best values for the money. Especially when it goes on sale. 

The Delta is the lowest priced saw that gives you the features and ease of use similar to high-end saws. Blade change is considerably easier than any of the entry-level saws. It holds its own in vibration.

If you are wanting to scroll five hours a day five days a week then don't consider the Delta. You will burn it up within a couple years. If you are a part-time hobbyist scroller who currently uses an entry-level scroll saw then this is a nice upgrade. It eliminates most of the frustrations of entry-level saws.

I monitor the price of this saw on Amazon. When it goes on sale I like to let everyone know. As a disclaimer, the link above is an affiliate link. 

I have a Delta 40-694 coming to my shop soon and I will video demonstrate it when it gets here. Hopefully, I can get it here before the sale ends. They usually put it on sale a few times a year so the price will come back. 

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Inlay with a 1" Forstner Bit.
The perfect way to sign your work.

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