Highest Rated Consumer Review by the Community
Aug 17, 2004 by cwmsmith
Rated a Very Helpful Review
Pros: Well built with useful features including easy blade change, vacuum pickup, dust blower and light
Cons: Dust blower and light vibrate at certain speed setting
Summary: What's a Scroll Saw? Before I go into reviewing this particular tool, perhaps I should define what a scroll saw is. It seems that names have changed in recent years and the so-called "jig saw", being that table top tool with its very fine curve ... read more
Express Customer Reviews
Apr 18, 2008 by jkphd
Not rated yet
Pros: OK saw for the price.
Cons: Blade changing is not a fun job.
Summary: Not a bad saw for the OCCASIONAL user, but the blade changing is in my view very poorly thought out. The access to the lower portion is terrible. If I had three hands or a Chinese pianist next door, I suppose I would be much happier with it. ... read more
Jul 24, 2007 by n4jmx
Pros: The variable speed. If the blade is installed correctly, saw will cut anything.
Cons: Blade installation. Weak plastic knobs.
Summary: This saw overall is alright. But the design of the bracket that holds the lower portion of the blade SUCKS. If you are interested in doing fret work, cutting small patterns, requiring threading the blade, this is not the saw you want. I spend most of my ... read more
Mar 22, 2006 by wbaldwin
Not rated yet
Pros: The quick clamps of the blade and the quick return to the tension.
Cons: The #2 blade does not hold with the existing clamping device.
Summary: I have owned the 16 inch 2 speed Dremmel scroll saw for 12 years. It performed great. The reason I wanted the 18 inch one is for the extra throat size. Also my wrist joints are getting weak and the tightening of the tension and twisting of the wrist to ... read more
Oct 9, 2005 by cblunkjr
Good value for the money.
Cons: haven't had any
Summary: Ryobi's scroll saws are very good for the price. Mind is an older one and works very well and the table settings stay put. Ryobi Tools have my vote for number 1. I have more than one Ryobi shop tools and have never had a problem with them. Carl ... read more