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PS Wood Machines
« on: July 27, 2017, 10:56:25 AM »
Hello,
Does anyone own or have used the PS 14" Scroll Saw?
I am looking to upgrade to better quality not necessarily size. I currently have a 18" Porter Cable which is ok, but I want something easier to operate and maintain. Most of my cutting is smaller fret work 4x4" to maybe 8x10". Once in a while compound cuts.
I think the 14" would fit my needs. Other saws I am looking at include Hawk Seyco Hegner but I already have some information on them,
Any and all help is greatly appreciated.
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Re: PS Wood Machines
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2017, 11:16:13 AM »
Have you looked at this site? http://www.pswood.com/scroll-saws/

I know nothing about them, but watching the video, I was not excited.  Belt changing to change speeds is pretty cumbersome.  I don't care for the why the bottom blade holder works.  And in the video, it sounds very  loud to me.  But hopefully some one here has one or it familiar with them. 

Another option is WoodCraft is now selling a King Scroll saw, which looks like a clone of the Excalibur.  They have a 16" maybe it is a 14" that may be a great saw.  Might be worth looking into.
« Last Edit: July 29, 2017, 10:45:25 AM by scrappile »
Paul from S.E. Washington State
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Re: PS Wood Machines
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2017, 01:47:25 PM »
"The King Industrial 16" Variable-Speed Scroll Saw is produced by the manufacturer that made the ExcaliburŽ Scroll Saws for years"
This is from Woodcraft web site. I need to do more research.
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Re: PS Wood Machines
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2017, 04:30:06 PM »
I don't know, I know it is produced by King Canada, but the Ex was by General International, a Canadian company.  I do no know that they are the same.
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Re: PS Wood Machines
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2017, 10:24:20 PM »
I have a larger model of the PS Woods made by previous mfg Sakura. It is a solid saw, little vibration, bottom feeder. Its fairly simple and not much can go wrong. PS Woods has parts available for those that do wear out (I haven't experienced any except the belt which was old)

I would think that changing the speed would be seldom unless you frequently change wood thicknesses. Even so it is fairly easy and quick to make the change. If you mostly do fret work I would suggest you look for a top feeder.

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Re: PS Wood Machines
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2017, 06:09:55 AM »
Thank you for the information. It really is useful information.
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