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post #3 of (permalink) Old 04-06-2012, 01:43 PM Thread Starter
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Wood Saws

Originally Posted by BruceBruce1959
Which is the better choice of saw's for knife making work, a Scroll saw or a Band saw?*
I just looked at the Ryobi Scroll saw and the Ryobi 9" band saw both seem to have fair reviews for the hobbyist.*
Does anyone have any experience with the Ryobi Brand?
I have no experience with the Ryobi brand, but I have heard that they are good. Personally I prefer a scroll saw with an aggressive tooth count for knife handle work, but I think that either one would work. My scroll saw is a basic single speed model and it has always served me well. Since I always over size the handle material a little and then sand it to final shape, I don't need to be very precise with the cuts.
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