November 21, 2014

Juki 246 Flatbed Option

There are those times when just for a moment you wish the cylinder arm had a bit more bed to it.





The swing away cover sparked an idea; not only does it swing away but it has a lot of vertical travel as a result of the conical spring to the right.





I looked at a multitude of materials in my scrap bin and settled on a 3/16 piece of Lauan plywood.

So as you can see with a rectangular hole for the foot bed and a slot for the cover pivot pin this project took less than 30 minutes to complete. It's not a work surface it is simply a support for your work piece.
The spring loaded cover holds the flatbed down and allows for quick set up and take down.

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