This type of saw is different from the scroll saw for various features. It is a large saw and helps you cut differently from the scroll saw, although you can get a small bandsaw. This type of saw does not move up and down, and it rotates on a band. It is also versatile, and you can use it for various purposes.
The band saw blades are more reliable compared to scroll saw blade because they use thicker blades. Therefore, they are faster to cut, although they cut be coarser. If you want to make super tight turns as scroll saw does, this type of saw is not what you need, but you can use a thick wood with this type.
Band saws are common to wood. After all, they are popular for use with furniture because they can easily make curved legs for chairs and tables. However, you can also use the Band saw to cut other materials. It works perfectly for angled and straight cuts. This type of saw is larger than a scroll saw, making it more powerful and rougher cuts.
As this saw can cut straights and angles very well, you can use them to cut large pieces of plywood. It does not allow you to cut a piece of wood to create an inner circle as scroll saw does. This tool is great if you want to build furniture with it.
Safety is a major concern in the workshop, and therefore, this type of saw is dangerous because of its size and power. You have to pay attention while using it to ensure your hands are safe and have proper eye protection. For this type of saw, it also has a broad price category. However, when compared with the scroll saw, the band saw is more expensive.