Definition of scroll saw in US English:

scroll saw


  • A narrow-bladed saw for cutting decorative spiral lines or patterns.

    • ‘It is not necessary to have a scroll-saw for the scroll-saw problems illustrated and described in this chapter.’
    • ‘Whether you're working on detailed crafts or simply need to make freehand cuts, the flexibility of a scroll saw is just what you need.’
    • ‘Handmade wooden toys have a special charm, and they are easy to make on a scroll saw.’


scroll saw

/ˈskrōl ˌsô/