How to Use powermatic scroll saw

Can you add speed control to a scroll saw?

You can't, to my knowledge, add a speed control as an aftermarket accessory. Possibly THE most important decision to make when buying a scroll saw is whether to get a machine that takes "pin-end" blades, or regular "flat" blades. Ease of blade changing and tensioning with pin-end blades might be attractive, but read on to find out all the facts...

What kind of machine is a scroll saw?

A scroll saw is a stationary machine equipped with a fine blade which moves up and down. The rapid movement of the saw blade on this type of machine lets the user cut wood quickly and intricately.

What's the turning point on a scroll saw?

Once the blade reaches a turning point of 90° or larger, draw the wood back towards you to move the blade back through the line that has already been cut. Turn the wood around so that the blade is facing the adjacent line, and continue cutting and guiding your project past the blade.

Why do you need a scroll saw to cut wood?

A scroll saw is a stationary machine equipped with a fine blade which moves up and down. The rapid movement of the saw blade on this type of machine lets the user cut wood quickly and intricately. The precision that comes with using a scroll saw is a result of the blade’s small size.

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