Scroll saws are probably one of the first woodworking tools a small
crafter invests in. Its portable, and doesn't take too much space
if you are working out of your back bedroom. You can take it out
of the box and start playing right away without too much knowledge
or experience necessary. That being said a few tips might improve
your accuracy and make the woodworking experience more enjoyable...
Scroll Saw Basics:
is a general outline of the two main types of scrollsaws on the
Best Scroll Saw? Have
a look at what features are typical or not so typical, and figure
out what is right for you. What features do you need, and what ones
are a waste of money?
Scroll Saw Help to
set up your machine for smooth cutting and improved accuracy, how
to wax the table, importance of bolting it to the floor, making
your own table top and a few scroll
saw tips on dealing with vibration.
Scroll Saw Blades:
As with any woodworking machinery, the tooling is probably more
important in many ways then the actually machinery. It is important
to understand the Blade
Basics that encourage to successful use of a scroll saw, which
scroll saw blade to use.
Further to that we have added a little information on how to tension
a scrollsaw blade correctly.
Scroll Saw Techniques:
A few thoughts on how to improve your accuracy with good scroll
saw cutting techniques.
What's the best way to transfer your pattern to the wood without
having to painstakingly trace every line.
All about cutting multiple pieces at the same time.
How to keep it cool and prevent buildup on the cut line
.. and of course we have to always include a small lecture on Scroll
Saw Safety Rules.