Make a scroll saw from a sewing machine

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Make a scroll saw from a sewing machine
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Here’s an interesting, if possibly questionable idea. The folks over at Flowering Elbow converted a sewing machine into a scroll saw. If you’ve got an old sewing machine, it could be just what you need for cutting thin pieces of wood!

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10 thoughts on “Make a scroll saw from a sewing machine

  1. Bob says:

    My wife has a sewing machine. Think she’ll mind?

    1. Matt Mets says:

      I can see no issues with this!

  2. liebesich says:

    just a brilliant idea!

  3. Stunmonkey says:

    I love it.

    Probably would be considered unsafe by many, probably very reasonably so, but I would have no problem using it personally.

    Good hack!

  4. jeff-o says:

    I can see this being useful for cutting veneers, which normally frag on a regular scroll saw.

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