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Porter Cable Scroll Saw Squeak - Help!

by Toothpick21
posted 12-01-2018 03:11 AM


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Woodenmadedesigns

14 posts in 181 days


#1 posted 01-01-2019 12:36 AM

I have the same saw and purchased it only a couple months back. It does have an occasional squeak or vibration from time to time. It usually fixes itself but I have sprayed some wd40 into the cavity where the arm pivots. My saw sits in my unheated garage and I don’t see that as causing any issues.

The squeaking you posted is fairly loud compared to what I’ve had but just sounds like it needs oil.

It’s not the best saw but it sure beats the harbor freight special I had before that.

Might try returning it if all else fails but overall I love the saw.

-- Dustin, Owner/Craftsman, Wooden Made Designs

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GaryBeasley

6 posts in 193 days


#2 posted 01-04-2019 03:58 AM

That sounds like the blade is rubbing against the table insert.

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