|Forum topic by Charlie||posted 08-06-2013 03:53 PM||707 views||0 times favorited||5 replies|
08-06-2013 03:53 PM
I’ve been thinking of adding a scroll saw to the shop. No idea yet what I’d actually DO with it, but I honestly think my wife might have fun with it as well. Aside from the overpriced “vintage” ones on craigslist, there are also some that appear interesting, but I have NO IDEA what’s a decent saw, let alone a decent price.
I saw an RBI Hawk on there for I think $150 a while back. Looked like new, but no idea if that’s a decent name in scroll saws. There are some Delta variable speed 16” scroll saws…. at various prices, but mostly under $200.
Is 16” a good “testing the waters” size? Variable speed desirable? Do these things all take the same blade size and type? (like all 10” table saws can pretty much use any 10” blade?)
I need to google a bit and look at what people do with scroll saws, but it doesn’t look like it’d take up a lot of room. :)