Scroll Saw Certification

From Claremont MakerSpace
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Scroll Saw Certification
Version 1.0.0
Approval Date 2022-11-16
Document/Printout Scroll Saw Certification
Required For Tools/Shops

Training Check-Off List:

Tool Anatomy

Parts of the Scroll Saw are identified properly.

  • Blade mountings
  • Blade guard
  • Blade tension control
  • On-off switch
  • Variable speed control
  • Table tilt mechanism


  • Pre-Operation Safety precautions are followed - safety glasses, proper clothing, work area cleared, etc.
  • Stock is checked for issues/problems
  • Select proper scroll saw blade for type and thickness of material
  • Scroll saw blade is properly installed and tensioned
  • Blade guard is in the proper position


  • Proper body position
  • Proper push aid(s) are used
  • Blade speed adjusted for proper operation
  • Student conducts straight cut properly
  • Student conducts curved cut properly
  • Student conducts bevel cut properly


  • Work area is cleaned - scraps go to scrap bin and work area is swept or vacuumed

Lockout/Tagout Procedure

Tool unplugged and plug wrapped in safe/visible location, barrel covers and locks, tag filled out and posted, front desk notified.