If you’ve got an extra sewing machine, but you need a functional scroll saw, then you can thank Instructables user SDX42 for this clever tutorial to make a sewing machine into a a scroll saw!

Andrew Salomone

Andrew Salomone

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  • ameyring

    Nice hack! There are probably a lot of unused sewing machines waiting to be repurposed. I just did a similar thing by mounting a jig saw upside down to a table. Does the job, but there is a lot of vibration that I’m working on dampening.