This German saw blade is a #2/0 – (.010″ thick – 26 tpi) fine skip tooth milled (not ‘stamped’) scroll saw blades (12 per pack) and is the most precise, durable, cleanest cut, for cutting of veneers stacked in a packet, or contour cutting of marquetry pieces. This blade allows you to cut thicker packets of veneer (up to 16 layers) with a minimum of saw kerf width, and have the best longevity before replacement is necessary. We recommend a good quality scroll saw such as an older model Delta Milwaukee ‘spring top’, an Eclipse (a vertical travel, belt driven saw), RBI hawk, Dewalt, 20” Dremel, or Delta scroll saw for cutting marquetry (click HERE for the “Selecting a scroll saw” article. The double arm or pivoting arm system that most scrollsaws have, make the blade move front to back in a slightly orbital fashion and usually have no blade backing guides for precise cutting, but are still quite good for marquetry if properly used. The cardboard backer on marquetry packets force the blade into a vertical travel so the veneer pieces that are cut are identical for multiple pattern assembly. A momentary ‘on/off’ foot switch is very useful when using a scroll saw for intricate controlled cutting, and stopping the vibration and clattering noise when the blade brakes.