A Few Things to Keep in Mind When You Choose that Scroll Saw
It is pretty obvious that one of the things that many people would want to know to start scrolling is the kind of saw to purchase. When you are considering to purchase that first scroll saw or perhaps you are in search for one, then there are various things that you must consider. In such article, it would be great that you touch on different aspects so that you will be able to make such informed decision.
One important thing that you have to consider is blade changing as well as the blade holder. The saw should be able to accept such standard five inch blades. There is surely so much scroll work which can’t be done with that saw that needs pinned blades. While those pinned blades come with various benefits, they would have one very big benefit and this is you aren’t able to cut the small detail cuts inside since you should drill a big hole to insert the blade’s pin.
You need to consider too if it is really easy to change its blade. There are a few scroll saw projects that come with hundreds of those holes. Such means that you must remove one end of that blade from the holder and thread this through the wood and then remount this in the holder more times than you would be able to count. Ensure that such process is quite comfortable and must be relatively slow. The saw where the arm would be raised and which holds itself in this position is the best option because this makes the process much easier.
Ensure that you must also consider the variable speed of such scroll saw. There are several great saws that provide variable speed and you should not have any issue looking for such feature in any range of price. There are certainly times that you would like to slow the blade down in order to cut slower and also at times, you should slow such down so that the blade won’t burn the edges of the wood where you will be cutting. There are scroll saws that need changing of the belt to be ale to change the speed. It would be great that an electronic speed control is used.
You must also take into consideration the price of the scroll saw. Nearly everyone is actually limited about how much you are actually willing to spend on such scroll saw. Going for such used saw may let you save more money than purchasing such cheap brandnew saw. When you are going to purchase a used one, then you would be taking a bigger risk and there are also other factors that you should take into account. Is such still manufactured and could you find the parts when needed?