What do the numbers on scroll saw blades mean?
teeth per inch
Scroll saw blades sizes typically range from #12 to #2/0 or #3/0. The higher the number, the thicker and wider the blade and the fewer teeth per inch on the blade.
What are the three types of blades available?
There are three types of blade (although the number of teeth are only a rough guide) ripping blades (24 to 30 teeth), combination blades (30 – 60 teeth) and cross-cut blades (60 to 90 teeth).
How do you attach a scroll saw pattern to wood?
Buy a can of 3M 77 spray adhesive. Spray the back side of the paper and wait until it gets tacky, then stick it down onto the wood. When you are done cutting, peel it off. If there is any glue residue, wash it off with mineral spirits or naphtha.
What are the best scroll saws?
· OLSON SAW PG49802 Precision Ground Scroll Saw Blade. Olson, a name that reverberates with many professionals across the country. A made in USA brand, Olson provides some of the best spiral scrolls saw blades in the market. Its blades are solid, smooth, and very precise.
Which scroll saw for a beginner?
This is one of the most affordable scroll saws on the market,so it’s great for beginners on a budget.
How to choose the correct scroll saw blade?
Determine which end is the top. If you’re using a crown-tooth blade,it isn’t important because these blades cut in either direction.
What you should know about scroll saw blades?
Types Of Blades: Pinned&Pinless Blades. We briefly touched on the importance of the blade used in a scroll saw.