16 IN. Variable Speed Scroll Saw

Model: #SC165VS

4.4 | 47 Reviews
Introducing the RYOBI 16 in. Scroll Saw with maximum cutting capacity and tool free blade changes. Its cast aluminum table tilts from 0-45° and integrated blower dust blower keeps the cutting surface clear of debris for maximum visibility.


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  • Max throat cut capacity: 16”
  • Max depth of cut: 2”
  • Speeds: 550-1,650 SPM
  • Motor: 1.2A, 60Hz, 120v
  • Stroke length: 3/4”


  • SC165VS Scroll Saw
  • (3) 15 TPI Pin End Blades
  • Blower Tube
  • Hex Wrench
  • Operator’s Manual


16 IN. Variable Speed Scroll Saw
16 IN. Variable Speed Scroll Saw is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 47.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from For the price, you cannot beat it I purchased this as my first scroll saw a few years ago. The 16 inch was more than enough for what I needed at the time and for the price, how could I go wrong? The saw is great. Easy blade changes, cut through everything I put through it thus far including MDF, 3/4 inch ply, 1 1/2 inch glued up pine, and more. Another important tool in my arsenal, paid it off 20 fold in the amount of money it has made me. The only reason I give it 4/5 stars it because it tends to jump around a bit when not bolted to the work surface, even on low speed settings. When it is bolted, there tends to be a vibration that affects the work surface.
Date published: 2019-04-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good for the price. I got this saw for Christmas from my wife, prior to that I had a old craftsman model that was a challenge to use. For a beginner to the hobby I found to be a good choice. I had very few problems with my saw, but over all it works well. Perhaps I will up grade to a different tool later but for the price it good for now. The only thing that I would do not like is replacement parts are not readily available ie; screws for the blade clamps , plates for the work surface.
Date published: 2018-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice bandsaw! After comparing many small bandsaw with similar size, I chose the ryobi because it had better build and features. Largest table size, lever tension lever, better tires on wheels, no vibration during operation, and better build quality were the reasons I went with ryobi. I had originally bought porter-cable, but when I started it there was a lot of vibration on table and lower quality build even with steel doors. I did need to square base to saw and there is movement in the blade guide that you have to pay attention to keep guide in correct position.
Date published: 2019-06-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by from A good beginners machine I purchased this scroll saw after my last one broke. I think it's a really good beginners saw that will get me by until I can afford to up-grade. The new clamps you're using are miles better than the old caliper style. The only drawback I've found with it (besides some vibration) is that the table needs to be lowered or the bottom arm raised because the reverse tooth blades only catch one or two teeth into the wood from the bottom - and only if I don't insert the blade completely into the bottom clamp.
Date published: 2019-07-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from does what you'd expect from a scroll saw Only used 3-4 times thus far but love it. I especially like that you can use the spiral blades with it.
Date published: 2019-04-09
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Piece of Junk I bought this saw three days ago. Blade broke second day while cutting a 1/4 MDF. Then after the blade clamp screw broke inside the holder. Called several times the number mentioned but no answer. Website says product is back ordered. Want to return back and will go for some other brand. Can’t wait so long as it is harming my business.
Date published: 2021-01-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use and so much fun This scroll saw is such a fun addition to my woodworking tools. There are times when I need more delicate/accurate cutting instruments and this saw really fills that need. I love my Ryobi band saw but when I wanted to work on smaller and more detailed crafts, the scroll saw was unparalleled. Barely leaves any cutting marks (versus the wavy bandsaw blade marks) and the variable speed lets you cut to such a tight turn radius. Highly recommend for small crafts or delicate components to bigger projects
Date published: 2021-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from More than enough power Bought this to replace a 40 year old Craftsman that I couldn’t get blades for. This one is so much more powerful, wish I’d bought it much sooner.
Date published: 2019-04-03
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