Thursday, March 16, 2017

Scroll saw Special Interest Group (SS SIG) 3-16-2017

The SS Sig met at Rick's shop on Thursday March 16, 2017.

Attendees (11):

Rick W, Harley S, Ed P, Rollie L, Ken M, Bob B, Kathie B, Danny G, Mary G, Darwin B, Jerry N

Team Building Project - Desktop Rockets
Simple design ignites imagination!

It was estimated that this simple project required over $1000 in tools, seven workstation setups, and about  two hours of preparation and setup time.

Cut piece of wood 3/4 x 1 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches.
Glue pattern to wood.
Drill two 1/4" holes on sides.

Cut dowel to length.  Then drill 1/8" hole in 3/8 " dowel.

Drill 1/2" hole in project.

Pull rubber band through the 1/8" hole, and slip around the 1/4" pegs.  The project is ready for testing.

Results shown in this group photo:

Action Photos:

Seemed like a worthwhile project - enjoyed by all - especially the testing part - with some good suggestions and ideas for improvements, if we were to go into larger production numbers.

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