Scroll SawA benchtop scroll saw is a fantastic addition to any work shop and is the only tool that will allow woodworkers to do intarsia, marquetry, and other types of unique scroll saw work that will also permit you room in your wood shop for all the other woodworking tools you want to own!
What is the Best Scroll Saw for the Budget Conscious Consumer’s Workshop
Scroll Saws are often overlooked woodshop tools, but for intarsia and fretwork cutting there are some indispensable and surprisingly affordable benchtop saws.
Porter-Cable PCB370SS Scroll Saw Has Lots of Features Including a Mobile Stand
The Porter-Cable PCB370SS Scroll Saw is surprisingly deft and efficent, and its mobile base moves it around the shop quickly and easily.
Shop Fox W1713 Scroll Saw Great for Small Jobs, but Mostly the Same as the Similar Rikon Model
Other than the saw blade install, the Shop Fox W1713 Scroll Saw compares almost exactly to the similar Rikon benchtop model.
Rikon 10-600VS Scroll Saw Blade Has a Poor Mounting System
The Rikon 10-600VS Scroll Saw works as a decent benchtop saw for delicate cuts, but it is ultimately held back by poor set-up and resetting.
Proxxon DSH-E Scroll Saw Features An Improved Dust Collection System
The Proxxon DSH/E Scroll Saw has a higher than usual price tag, but provides the stability and cutting experience you want from a benchtop scroll saw.
Skil 3335-01 Scroll Saw Has Steady LED Worklight
The Skil 3335-01 Scroll Saw is one of the better scroll saws on the market, with a nice flexible LED worklight and good clamping clearance.
Craftsman 21602 Scroll Saw Blade Replacement Made Easy and a Clean Cutting Area for a Low Price
The Craftsman 21602 Scroll Saw is an inexpensive and easy to use benchtop saw that fits into any shop focused on projects with fine cutting.
How to Perform Easy Dust Collection on a Scroll Saw with a Fishtank Hose
A simple fishtank air hose on your scroll saw can save a lot of workshop cleaning time.
Ryobi SC164VS Scroll Saw Has Good Cutting Power but Body Design Gets in the Way of Your Work
Ryobi’s SC164VS Scroll Saw has some nice features, but it doesn’t hold up to other benchtop scroll saws on the market.
How to Use Red Ink to Make Scroll Saw Patterns Easier to See and Lay Out
Black ink or pencil can put a strain on your eyes when trying to line up with metallic or black saw blades, a different color can ease that strain.