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scroll saw

[′skrōl ‚sȯ]
(engineering)
A saw with a narrow blade, used for cutting curves or irregular designs.

scroll saw

A handsaw or band saw for cutting thin boards, veneers, or plates into ornamental scrollwork; esp. used for cutting curves.
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Scroll saws use very thin blades that let you cut sharp curves and make detailed cuts.
You can expect to spend between $150 and $300 for a bench-top scroll saw. Any saw under $100 isn't worth buying.
Scroll saw blades come in two types: pin-end (Photo 2) or plain (straight).
They're used for fine and intricate cuts and are the preferred blades of most scroll saw users.
photo into 300 pieces using a scroll saw with a throat depth of about 15 in.
Besides a scroll saw, you'll need at least 10 thin, fine-tooth blades ($3) for every puzzle.
Keep safety in mind while using your scroll saw. It may not look menacing, but accidents can happen.