Thursday, June 3, 2021

Raccoons in a Tree Scroll Saw Pattern.

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As I often do, I included two sizes for this pattern. The small pattern is 10" wide and fits on a single sheet of printer paper. The large pattern is 13" wide and is divided on more than one sheet.

I cut the small pattern to make sure it did not have too small, interior cuts. If you cut the small pattern then you will need a #3 blade and a small drill bit. A 1/6" drill bit should fit all of the interior holes. The bird's eyes can be drilled with the same bit. 

The larger pattern will be easier to cut for some and I think it looks better at the larger size.

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The Metro DataVac is one of my favorite tools in my shop. If it were to break I would order another one that day. That's how much I use it. 

I have a large air compressor but the DataVac is way more convenient to use. The DataVac has a 12' power cord so it can cover half of my shop without finding another outlet. This thing is very powerful. It puts out a stream of air that gets the job done. What job does it do?

I use the DataVac to clean sawdust off a project before I apply a finish. One zap and the board is clean. 

When I cut veins in a project like today's raccoons there is often dust trapped in the veins. I use the DataVac to clear out the veins. 

I use the DataVac for all kinds of cleaning projects I often use it to blow settled dust out the door of my shop. I use it to clean out the two computers in my shop. I have a portable AC unit that gets full of saw dust. Once a year I disassemble the unit and blow it out. Works great.

The number one usage of the DataVac is to de-dust myself before I go back into the house. I start with my glasses and even do the bottom of my shoes. It is very effective at removing all the dust.

Now for the bad news. It is not a cheap tool. The good news is that it is not a cheap tool. It is currently $84.99 on Amazon but for that money, you get a high quality and extremely useful tool. 

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