Product Reviews

Hawk G4 Scroll Saw

Hawk G4 Scroll Saw

The Hawk G4 combines size, power, and a choice of blade-feeding methods. With a 26″-deep throat, the G4 is one of the largest scroll saws available. The size allows you to cut large projects that would require the use of spiral blades on smaller models. The American-made saw can cut […]

by August 27, 2009 Product Reviews
Osage Orange

Osage Orange

Bright yellow hardwood is excellent for scroll sawing Osage orange is readily recognized by its distinct yellow color. Unfortunately, the vibrant color usually turns a light brown when the wood is exposed to oxygen and sunlight. You can take steps to preserve or at least prolong the vivid yellow color, […]

by August 25, 2009 Product Reviews
Excalibur EX-30 Scroll Saw

Excalibur EX-30 Scroll Saw

The Excalibur EX-30 is one of the largest saws on the market. The generous 30″ throat means you can cut projects up to 30″ long without using spiral blades. The EX-30 is also capable of cutting wood up to 2″ thick. The Excalibur EX-30 is one of the largest saws […]

by August 25, 2009 Product Reviews
Guinevere Sanding System

Guinevere Sanding System

The Guinevere Sanding System by King Arthur Tools claims to be the smallest inflatable sanding drum. What the tool lacks in size it more than makes up for in power. The Guinevere Sanding System by King Arthur Tools claims to be the smallest inflatable sanding drum. What the tool lacks […]

by August 24, 2009 Product Reviews
Mimosa

Mimosa

Ornamental tree hides exotic and beautiful grain Mimosa, a popular ornamental tree that sports fern-like leaves, makes a surprisingly good wood for scrolling. The light-colored wood is highlighted by a distinct dark grain that lends an exotic look to many scroll saw projects. The scientific name for mimosa is Albizia […]

by August 24, 2009 Product Reviews
Alpha Jack Clamps

Alpha Jack Clamps

The basic premise of the Alpha Jack Clamp is similar to an ordinary quick-grip clamp: you tighten the clamp using a ratcheting pistol-grip style handle. But the tightening action is where the similarities end. Alpha Jack Clamps, manufactured by Lowell Thomas Tools Inc., can act as both a jack and […]

by August 6, 2009 Product Reviews
Dremel Multi-Max

Dremel Multi-Max

Dremel’s Multi-Max combines a triangular sanding pad (perfect for getting into nooks and crannies) with an oscillating saw and scraper system. Dremel’s Multi-Max combines a triangular sanding pad (perfect for getting into nooks and crannies) with an oscillating saw and scraper system. The tool makes a useful addition to any […]

by August 6, 2009 Product Reviews