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Old 06-23-2014, 03:45 AM   #1
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Please advise a newby! In the UK I have difficulty buying scroll saw blades. You seem to have a standard no. for them, ie #2 or #5 etc. I use a pinless blade (very little choice) described as- reverse tooth hss 13 TPI .70mm Scroll saw blade. Question is, what does this equate to? ie #2,#3#5, or what. Any help appreciated . thanks Suggestions where I can buy a greater choice also appreciated
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Go to Mikes Workshop. Here is the link to his home page.https://www.mikesworkshop.com/index.htm
He has top quality Flying dutchman blades and ships world wide with great service.
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Here is a copy of Olson blade chart it has good pictures and gives you a rough idea as to what blades you have.
There are variation between manufacturers even if the blade number is the same.
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Hi from another newby.
Might be to late, going on dates.
blades in uk, I have found some via ebay,
144 Medium Grade Plain Ended Scrollsaw Blade Assortment Hobbies Niqua Blades | eBay

they also do others.
Niqua blades, which I think is similar/same as flying dutchman, from what I read, the best. I am still learning about the sizes.

Not a lot of choice in Uk, can get a lot from above, BUT. different sizes of reverse tooth skip tooth etc do not seem available.
I find the company linked above to be very good, quick delivery. But, limited if you want different blades.
I am still loking for a good supply.
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This old thread might be of interest

Niqua And Flying Dutchman Blades
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I get my Pegas blades from Workshop Heaven (Workshop Heaven - Fine Tools) which despite the .com extension is actually a UK company. The prices are really good as well.
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Mikes blades are very good an they seem to last some time. FD blades
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Hi crowner john,
I have many customers in the UK. Would love to add you to the list.
Check out Q & A many good tips. www.mikesworkshop.com
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You can try Axminster Tools thay now stock Pegas blades range the price is good . They have their HQ in East Devon which is off the A 35 road on line ordering and you can visit them - Hobbies up in Norfolk 100 year plus trading firm connected with scroll saws again on line. Also on E-bay .
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Well if you go to Workshopheaven.com they stock Pegas blades and each type has a an easy to use chart which recommends it use and the technical details of the blades . This only applies to these blades ! Sam
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