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Model #DW788

20 in. Variable-Speed Scroll Saw

  • Variable speed can be adjusted from 400-1,750 SPM
  • Double parallel-link arm design reduces vibration and noise
  • Compact design for portability.
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The DEWALT 20 in. Variable-Speed Scroll Saw helps you create accurate, detailed workpieces. This professional scroll-saw has a user-friendly configuration with easily accessible controls, reduced vibration design, and variable-speed performance. The scroll saw features a double parallel-link arm design for accurate cuts, the arm pivots from the back to the front, shortening the distance the arm moves for smoother, quieter operation. It's easy to handle with variable-speed control for application-specific performance, the on/off switch, speed control, blade-tensioning lever, and flexible dust blower are all located within easy reach of the front upper arm. The dependable 1.3 Amp motor delivers 400 to 1750 SPM for plenty of power, while the compact design of this small scroll saw makes portability around your jobsite or workshop a breeze. Durable for years of reliable use, this DEWALT scroll saw has a cast iron table that bevels 45° to the left and 45° to the right for versatility and excellent support. The DEWALT DW788 Variable-Speed Scroll Saw is backed by a 3-year limited warranty for your added assurance.
  • Double parallel-link arm design dramatically reduces vibration and noise for accurate cuts
  • Exclusive tool-free blade clamps allow saw blade changes in seconds for less downtime
  • DCF885 20-Volt MAX 1/4 in. Cordless Impact Driver with LED lights that have a 20 second delay to provide visibility without shadows
  • DCS393 20-Volt MAX 6-1/2 in. Cordless Circular Saw delivers capacity to cut 2X material at 90 degrees and 45 degrees
  • Arm lifts so blade can be easily threaded through the material for inside cuts
  • Unique arm design keeps the blade perpendicular to the work, reducing over or under cutting
  • Oversized, cast-iron table provides excellent material support and bevels 45° left and right
  • Includes: 20 in. variable-speed scroll saw, hex wrench and blades
  • 90-day money back guarantee; 1-year free service contract; 3-year limited warranty
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Power Tool FeaturesKeyless Blade Change,No Tool Blade ChangeKeyless Blade ChangeKeyless Blade ChangeNo Tool Blade Change
ConditionNewNewNewNew
Included AccessoriesTool OnlyTool OnlyStandBlade
Cordless/ CordedCordedCordedCordedCorded
Cuts ThroughWoodAluminum,Ceramic,Glass,Metal,PVC,Plastic,Steel,WoodAluminum,Ceramic,Glass,Metal,PVC,Plastic,Steel,WoodNylon,PVC,Plastic,Wood
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Specifications

Dimensions

Blade Length (in.)
20
Product Depth (in.)
29.5
Product Height (in.)
12.125
Product Width (in.)
19.5

Details

Amperage (amps)
1.3
Color Family
Yellow
Condition
New
Construction Material
Metal
Cord Length (ft.)
15
Corded Tool Type
Specialty Saw
Cordless/ Corded
Corded
Cuts Through
Wood
Included Accessories
Tool Only
Maximum wood thickness (in.)
2
Power Source
Electric
Power Tool Features
Keyless Blade Change,No Tool Blade Change
Product Weight (lb.)
65.7
Returnable
90-Day
Tools Product Type
Power Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
No Certifications or Listings
Manufacturer Warranty
90 Day Money Back Guarantee 1 Year Free Service Contract 3 Year Limited Warranty

Questions & Answers

52Questions29Answers

what is the warrenty

Asked by bob March 16, 2021
1
Answer

I believe it is 1 year.

is the saw made in canada

Asked by Ed December 16, 2020
2
Answers

The box for my DW788 scroll saw purchased in USA says Made in Taiwan.

can i apply my military discount to an online order ?

Asked by Cameron November 26, 2020
2
Answers

no, it has to be an in-store buy

i have a dewalt dw788 20in scroll saw i have put three motor in it and last one just stopped the ...

Asked by dave October 17, 2020
1
Answer

There has to be a short in the wiring somewhere

Blades?

Asked by Troy September 8, 2020
4
Answers

the owners manual states blades are 5" plain end. Three big box stores didn't have them in stock. Found them on the web. SKIL has a package of 36, P/N 80182.

what type of blades can you use

Asked by Rocky August 2, 2020
2
Answers

You can use the pinless blade

Just got my new DeWalt 788. Why are the blades not lining up with the center of the slot in the table top?

Asked by Dan July 12, 2020
1
Answer

That commonly happens. If it is not off by too much then I would not worry about it. Mine was off by a lot so I returned my first one and had HD send me a second one. The second one lined up fine. Due to how the saw works, exact lining up is not essential. You will be cutting free hand and it is not like a table saw or band saw where it is important that things line up perfectly.

Does this saw accept pinless blades

Asked by Ken May 10, 2020
6
Answers

Yes, that’s all that I have used on it.

What does it mean when the motor stops mid-cut?

Asked by Rc May 2, 2020
5
Answers

Check brushes

Is this saw dual voltage? I'd like to know if it can be used in Europe with 220 voltage.

Asked by kahubbar April 13, 2020
5
Answers

No

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.7
    out of 464 reviews
  • 93% recommend this product
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The number one scroll saw.
This saw is the best for the money. I have used DW788 Dewalt scroll saw for years this is the third one I have owned I still have all three of them so I can teach people the art of scroll sawing. The only limit on this saw is you imagination.
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Problem with my saw
The blades on this saw do NOT line up directly to the center of the slot on the table. There is no adjustment available to rectify the problem. I’m concerned thst this could become a serious safety issue if the blade is slightly moved sideways during operation. I need to seek return from Home Depot.
by Danm
Response from DewaltProductExpertOct 5, 2020
Hi Danm
We're sorry to hear of the trouble you are having with the DW788. We would appreciate the chance to speak with and assist you. Please contact us at 1-800-544-6986. Please also reference case #12399863
Thank you
Deeris
3 people found this helpful
Sweet to use
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Great quite, smooth running saw. Never a bad cut. Easy blade change
by Curmudgeon
Incredibly stable!
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I upgraded my scroll saw with this gem and have not been disappointed. Rock solid, easy blade change outs, and great variable speed. I can’t recall what life was like before this. My only issue is I can’t keep my son away from it.
by Lp70
Industrial like power at an unbeatable price
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I have been scrolling now for over two years. I started with other, cheaper brands that just did not cut it. Other saws vibrate all over the place, jam frequently, and have limited control over blade speed. The DeWalt 20 inch saw was like a godsend. Easy blade changes, limited vibration, excellent control over the blade, and so much more. I would recommend this saw to anyone, beginners and pros alike.
by RobzBrz
I really, really love the scroll saw, the dust blower makes it easier for me to see my lines & as...
I really, really love the scroll saw, the dust blower makes it easier for me to see my lines & as the 20' tabs it is very beautiful because my whole patterns fits on the table.. Thank you. Scott P.S I really love DeWalt tools
by Runt
2 people found this helpful
Great saw. Replaced my 20 year old Delta with this one. Love the no tool blade change, variable s...
Great saw. Replaced my 20 year old Delta with this one. Love the no tool blade change, variable speed and the dust blower not to mention the large work table and how smooth it runs. Have had it for less than a month and have already put several hours on it. I've been making puzzles for my grand kids and for my daughter's pre school. Definitely meet my expectations.
by Kirk525
3 people found this helpful
I have worked with several brands of scroll saws, the DeWalt is the most smooth cutting, it has a...
I have worked with several brands of scroll saws, the DeWalt is the most smooth cutting, it has a large heavy table, reducing nearly all vibrations, smooth acting variable speed knob easily accessible on top of machine. very easy to change blade with the tension control, and lifting arm for feeding blade through your work. Would recommend this equipment.
by Handyman
3 people found this helpful
Easy set up. Easy blade change. Definitely worth the price....
Easy set up. Easy blade change. Definitely worth the price. I highly recommend for 1st time scroll saw users!!
by Amy
2 people found this helpful
Great Scroll Saw......I've had this saw since June this year got it for my Birthday from my 3 gro...
Great Scroll Saw......I've had this saw since June this year got it for my Birthday from my 3 grown up. kids and I could't be happier. I did 't know what to expect from my new DeWalt scroll saw. got it out of the box and assembly was simple and easy. plugged it in, turned it on. and to my surprise this DW788 was very very quiet and almost no vibration.The blower (keeps dust off your cut line) works great.The variable speed along with the right scroll saw Blades allow you to cut thickness and types of wood with ease.this product is Well Built,Durable, and has plenty of Power. All tho it has no dust collection port and the Arm will not stay up while changing Blades here is how I Solved those two minor issues.(photos attached)
by Padi
10 people found this helpful
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