Ryobi Scroll Saw Review 2017
The Ryobi scroll saw is a 16-inch, electric scroll saw with deep cutting capacity. Like most other scroll saws in this category, this Ryobi scroll saws ticks all the boxes and doesn’t leave out a feature most people except at this price point. Equipped with variable speed capabilities, the saw also has an integrated blower that keeps the cut-line clear for accuracy. In this Ryobi scroll saw review, we’ll look at the advantages and drawbacks of this scroll saw and determine whether it’s the best scroll saw for all types of users, or does it only cater to a specific user group.
Top Ryobi Scroll Saw Questions & Answers
• How difficult or easy is changing blades?
Changing blades isn’t the most convenient here. You may have to tilt the table a bit for accessing the blade holder bottom.
• What’s the maximum wood thickness this saw can manage?
The wood thickness levels this saw can manage is dependent on the hardness of the wood. Hard woods up to an inch should not be a problem. Two-inch thick wood should be the maximum in case of soft woods.
• What voltage does this saw run on?
The saw uses 110V for power.
• Does this saw work with spiral blades?
Yes, it does, provided the blades fit in.
• Will this saw work with “dead man switch”?
The saw can work with a dead man switch; there is a built-in mechanism to attach the key to the switch.
My Final Thoughts on The Ryobi Scroll Saw:
This scroll saw review would have probably helped you realize that this saw isn’t made for everyone. But there’s not much to complain here since the saw is priced at the lower end of the spectrum. In fact, for the price, this saw is more than just plain effective. People who are buying this saw as an entry-level device would be quite satisfied. Initially, you may face some difficulties using this saw and may be questioning your purchase decision. But once you get to know the saw more, these thoughts should disappear.