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8.3 out of 10

Dewalt DW788

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DW788

Dan Goergen, dewalt.com
2 June 2009
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Big Foot Scroll Saw Lift Arm

jerrells, LumberJocks
1 June 2009
  • Excerpt: I received my Big Foot scroll saw lift arm today and installed it in under three minutes. You will need a Torx T-35 tool to get the existing bolts out. Also be sure to watch the installation video to get the parts in the right order. With as much scrolling as I do this will be a very useful add-on to save time and frustration when changing blades or putting the blade through a hole in the center of a large piece of work.
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Huge Table and Easy Blade Changes

Kelen, LumberJocks
1 June 2009
  • Excerpt: As a disclaimer, I am far from being a seasoned and proficient user of a scroll saw. I’ve cut out a few things in my day but have not embarked on any detailed fret work or intarsia design work. A majority of my projects have centered on simple wooden cutouts of letters, patterns, and a few animal puzzles. I view my scroll saw as more of a complement to my workshop and one of those tools that are fun to play with when I have some time.
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Dewalt 788 Scroll Saw

moonls, LumberJocks
1 June 2009
  • Excerpt: I’d been using my Craftsman 16” scroll saw off and on since 2003, and recently, with a renewed interest in scroll work, I started trying to improve my skill. I was becoming frustrated with keeping the very small pinless blades secured in the holders and maintaining proper tension. The other big problem was vibration. Having researched the different saws on the market, it became apparent that the Dewalt was the best rated of the bunch in my price range.
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DeWalt - One Great 20" Scroll Saw

GaryK, LumberJocks
1 June 2009
  • Excerpt: This is the only scroll saw I have ever had so I nothing to compare it to. When researching and looking over many others I don’t think I could have done any better in my choice.This is the only scroll saw that DeWalt makes and with one this good it’s all they need With a throat depth of 20”, it beats out most others on just that. It is heavy at 56 pounds! Very well built.The table tilts 45 degrees both left and right.
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10 years and still going

Canadianteacher, LumberJocks
1 June 2009
  • Excerpt: I am a shop teacher at a middle school in Abbotsford BC. We purchased 8 of these Dewalt scroll saws 10 years ago and have have only had to replace 1 of them (the motor went after 9 years). One more saw is making some funny sounds in its upper arm and will most likely be done soon (I will take the motor and place it in my other saw). The saws get used by grade 6-8 students cutting from 3/4” alder to 1 and 3/4” basswood.
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Click-N-Lock Scroll Saw Lift Arm Woodshop Teacher Review

BigFoot Products Canada, LumberJocks
1 June 2009
  • Excerpt: Fraser Middle School Review British Columbia CanadaAfter using the Click-N-Lock Lift Arm for the Dewalt Scroll Saws in the schoolfor over 6 months the Woodshop teacher sent us a video reviewthat we wanted to share with everyone. The Click-N-Lock Lift Arm is in use worldwide and is availableat BigFoot Products Canada Specifically designed for the DeWALT Model DW788& the Delta 40-690 Variable Speed Scroll Saws You can Watch the review below:
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