Do your projects call for intricate or delicate cuts? Are you interested in fretwork, marquetry or intarsia? Check out these videos then for an excellent introduction on what to look for when you’re buying your first scroll saw.

What to look for in a Scroll Saw Part One

Selecting A Scroll Saw Part Two

The creator of these videos, Steve Good, keeps a site at

Other Scroll Saw Buying Resources
Scroll Saws Buying Guide: Home Depot
Comparison Test: 6 Scroll Saws (from 2002 popular mechanics)
Scroll Saw
Scrollsaw Association of the World

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