Dewalt Scroll Saw

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This is my favourite and most used tool. I bought this saw in 2007 and it has been well used with lots of mileage on it and no problems at all. I cut a piece of plexiglass the same size and shape of the table and stuck a magnet sheet on the back so it would hold to the metal table without moving. Using this I was able to cut a smaller hole for the blade to go through and therefore get good accurate cuts. It also is a very smooth surface to move your wood around efficiently. When threading the blade through a drill hole to do a fret cut I thread from bottom to top. To do this I need the arm of the saw to stay up. I just cut a wedge of wood which does the job perfectly. There is an attachment you can get which also does the job but of course you are going to pay for it.

-- Anna

Well, aren’t you smart! – the plexiglass!

I haven’t done a lot of scrollsawing as it gets a little fiddly for me. I thought I would like doing all that intricate work but … probably just needed more experience

-- Toxins Out, Nature In - body/mind/spirit

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