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Dremel 1830-01 Scroll Station

Dremel 1830-01 Scroll Station

07-24-2016 01:47 PM by Jer357 | 1 comment »

I have one of these and I really like it. I had a problem with vibration but I solved that by mounting it on a 5/8 thick piece of plywood and then bolting down on a stand made for this scroll saw. I have only one complaint with this scroll saw and every other brand I have ever owned and that is lubricating the bearings. I wish there was a simpler way to do this. Manual says lay it on its side and oil the bearings let soak 24 hrs. flip it over and do the same on the other side. Other than that...

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Hand-operated scroll saw AKA fret saw

Hand-operated scroll saw AKA fret saw

02-18-2016 10:10 PM by Dutchy | 13 comments »

This is my first review contribution. Today I bought a well known brand hand operated scroll saw at the local hardware store for only Euro 6.50, with a full year warranty. It was cheap but despite this it has some nice benefits That’s why I want to share it with you. This saw is very environmentally friendly. It is usable in country’s with 230 volt but also in country’s where 110 Volt is used. It’s light weight but with sufficient strength. Saw blade change is easy to do without additional t...

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Horrible quality, not what I expected from Porter Cable

Horrible quality, not what I expected from Porter Cable

02-25-2015 10:37 PM by drobertson | 23 comments »

I am honestly trying to be fair with this review, but I am extremely frustrated with this scroll saw. In the past I have been a happy owner of many Porter Cable products. At this point I am reluctant to buy any more. About a year ago my wife started to enjoy using the old clunky scroll saw we had to make kids puzzles. She got pretty good at it and now does it as a small side business. Each week she spends about 8-10 hours creating puzzles on the scroll saw for sale at our local farmers ...

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10 years and still going

10 years and still going

10-25-2014 03:06 PM by Canadianteacher | 12 comments »

I am a shop teacher at a middle school in Abbotsford BC. We purchased 8 of these Dewalt scroll saws 10 years ago and have have only had to replace 1 of them (the motor went after 9 years). One more saw is making some funny sounds in its upper arm and will most likely be done soon (I will take the motor and place it in my other saw). The saws get used by grade 6-8 students cutting from 3/4” alder to 1 and 3/4” basswood. I must say that my students are not easy on the saws and I hav...

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Click-N-Lock Scroll Saw Lift Arm Woodshop Teacher Review

Click-N-Lock Scroll Saw Lift Arm Woodshop Teacher Review

10-25-2014 03:37 AM by BigFoot Products Canada | 6 comments »

Fraser Middle School Review British Columbia CanadaAfter using the Click-N-Lock Lift Arm for the Dewalt Scroll Saws in the schoolfor over 6 months the Woodshop teacher sent us a video reviewthat we wanted to share with everyone. The Click-N-Lock Lift Arm is in use worldwide and is availableat BigFoot Products Canada Specifically designed for the DeWALT Model DW788& the Delta 40-690 Variable Speed Scroll Saws You can Watch the review below:

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Big Foot Scroll Saw Lift Arm

Big Foot Scroll Saw Lift Arm

07-15-2013 07:18 PM by jerrells | 15 comments »

I received my Big Foot scroll saw lift arm today and installed it in under three minutes. You will need a Torx T-35 tool to get the existing bolts out. Also be sure to watch the installation video to get the parts in the right order. With as much scrolling as I do this will be a very useful add-on to save time and frustration when changing blades or putting the blade through a hole in the center of a large piece of work. Very easy to use; just lift the scroll saw arm and it will lock in pl...

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Video Review of my Excalibur Ex-21

Video Review of my Excalibur Ex-21

07-02-2013 12:32 AM by TripleB | 6 comments »

Hey Lumberjocks, After using a $10.00 scroll saw that I bought off of Craigslist for a couple years, I decided it was time to break out the bucks and upgraded to an Ex-21 saw. That was a year ago, now that I have the technology to make boring videos I figured I should do a review of it since that seems to be the thing to do when you make videos. So here is my less than spectacular video review of my EX-21. And just in case your wondering, just try and take my EX from me, I dare ya!!lol

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Scheppach Deco-Flex - a decent starter scrollsaw for an OK price

Scheppach Deco-Flex - a decent starter scrollsaw for an OK price

05-31-2013 05:57 AM by Skiedra | 5 comments »

+ nice working capabilities+ normal operating noise+ large “throat” depth+ takes both pin and pinless blades+ the addons and the rotary tool is a perfect addition to a beginner scrollsawer. So you do not need to buy a dremel or any similar rotary tool - bit painful process to change the blades. You have to rotate 3 screws, 2 on top, 1 at the bottom of the saw.- you seriously need to bold it down, otherwise it moves- attached rotating bit are a bit too “toyish”, but does some light sanding/...

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serious reassesment

serious reassesment

12-17-2012 05:37 PM by americancanuck | 18 comments »

Whem I first purchased this saw I was happy with it. It was a dramatic improvement over what I had been using. Now after using it for several weeks I must, unfortunately, change my view. I have been using this saw rather extensively and what I am finding, after completly disassembleing it is that it is almost completly worn out. the blade holders (made of plastic) no longer hold the blades properly and the tension arrangement loosens up while you are cutting. I understand that it is an entry ...

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Craftsman 11' magnetic scroll saw

Craftsman 11' magnetic scroll saw

12-06-2012 02:22 AM by ralbuck | 19 comments »

This saw is a 1952 Craftsman magnetic scroll saw. It does not have a motor. It is an electromagnet that pulls and releases a spring steel plate that has the blade hook attached. It Has an upper spring steel arm holding the upper blade hook. It uses 5” pin end blades. The capacity is limited to about 1/2 inch or less. The saw has been modified and is now a 20”. It started life as an 11 inch saw. The modification was made when the saw was probably already 15+ years old. I c...

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