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    Looking for a few Online Sources you all use to buy Blades, thanks

  • #2
    I use Sloan for my Olson blades http://www.sloanswoodshop.com/ They only take phone orders but great delivery.

    For Pegas https://www.dndsawbladesonline.com/

    Flying Dutchman http://www.woodenteddybearonline.com/x/home.php?cat=550

    Several people have been buying blades from Hawk
    they carry multiple brands
    http://stores.bushtonhawkstore.com/blades-and-bits/

    As far as which blades are best for you, that will be up to you over time and what you get comfortable with.
    Rolf
    RBI G4 Hawk, Delta SS350, Nova 1624 DVR XP
    Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
    Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
    And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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    • #3
      I buy mine from Seyco. good price and friendly service.

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      • #4
        For Pegas
        https://www.dndsawbladesonline.com/

        Flying Dutchman
        http://www.woodenteddybearonline.com/x/home.php?cat=87 OR
        https://mikesworkshop.com/
        Scott
        Creator of fine designer sawdust.

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        • #5
          Mikes workshop is an excellent place for Flying Dutchmen blades, free shipping in the US and real fast service.

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          • #6
            Mikes Workshop is where I get all mine. Just ordered a bunch from the website yesterday.
            Brian in the Four Corners

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            • #7
              For Pegas
              https://www.dndsawbladesonline.com/

              They are the only blades I now use. My last batch was defective for the #5 MGT. I called, talked to Dave and within 2 days I had replacement blades. Can't beat the service.
              Betty

              "Congress needs to realize it is a government of the people, by the people and for the people. Not of the people, by the people and for Congress." - Dr. Benjamin Carson, Pediatric Neurosurgeon, Johns Hopkins Hospital

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              • #8
                For those that might not be aware Mike's Workshop and Wooden Teddy Bear are now one and the same. Mike retired for health reasons in early 2015. He has since passed away. His passing was a sad day for the scroll saw world. The good news is that WTB seems to have maintained Mike's quick service model. WTB is the sole Flying Dutchman distributor for North America.
                Scott
                Creator of fine designer sawdust.

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                • #9
                  For PSWood.. http://www.pswood.com/
                  Website:
                  www.wix.com/tangowooddesign/home-page
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                  • #10
                    I know that Mike,s Workshop is owned by WTB, but I still order from his site. I just received a shipment of mini drill bits.
                    Denny
                    ArtCrafters in Dayton, TN

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                    • #11
                      It is interesting that folks recommend a number of different sources for blades and it seems that all blades have their own fans. Tells me there are a lot of good sources out there and a lot of good blade brands.
                      When braided lines started to become big in fishing, there were several brands and some of them got a bad rap and folks were very opinionated about good and bad brands. Today if you ask what line is the best you will get a lot of different answers but none of the brands get a bad rap.
                      Guess the blade market has matured and all the bugs worked out and personal preference outweighs actual performance.


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                      • #12
                        Thanks again to all, I appreciate your time and Input.

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                        • #13
                          Wayne you make a good point. I tell our new club members that they should try different MFG's blades, keeping in mind to compare tooth counts not blade number. Then use the blades that work the best for them. Experience helps with those decisions.

                          The biggest mistake new scrollers make is to use the blades too long. Control goes south very quickly when pushing hard on a dull blade.
                          Rolf
                          RBI G4 Hawk, Delta SS350, Nova 1624 DVR XP
                          Philosophy "I don't know that I can't, therefore I can"
                          Proud Member of the Long Island Woodworkers Club
                          And the Long Island Scrollsaw Association

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                          • #14
                            The other newbie mistake is one size does not fit all. Not all blades styles and sizes or even brands are best for everything. Different style blades are made because they are designed for a specific purpose and certain brands excel in some types and not others. They only way to really know is to try and see what works for you. .
                            Scott
                            Creator of fine designer sawdust.

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                            • #15
                              I like WTB, because they carry both Olson and FD. I use both brands and it's nice to have one stop shopping. I've used Sloan's before, for Olson blades. They are very good and nice people to deal with, but, as Rolf said, phone orders only.

                              Someone please correct me if I'm wrong, but I think, the last time I ordered from WTB, I was able to get gross pricing, even when mixing brands. It doesn't specifically say that on their website, but seems to me I recall they corrected my order pricing because I had a gross of blades total, but not of either brand by itself.
                              Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter. Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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