Saw Bench Synthesizer

The Saw Bench Synthesizer. A highly portable and affordable monosynth, with a 100% analog signal path.


  • Small and portable, yet very ergonomic. Focus on hands-on controls with good grouping and spacing.
  • A four-pole diode ladder VCF, with high resonance
  • Separate ADSR envelopes for VCA and VCF
  • LFO with 3 waveforms, plus a Sample & Hold, for VCF
  • Frequency Modulation for deep growling bass sounds
  • Manual controls such for Env and LFO enable, waveform selection, ADSR mode / LFO switching
  • MIDI controls of all digital features (envelopes, VCF cutoff, LFO, etc)
  • Legato, glide, looping ADSR (MIDI)
  • Sturdy metal casing.
The Sawbench in its metal casing.
Sawbench kit as soldered by Kickstarter backer Justin Dicenso.


Fully assembled unit : 149 EUR incl VAT

Full kit (electronics and casing) : 99 EUR incl VAT

Electronics kit : 69 EUR incl VAT

Casing kit (casing, front plate, and LED housings) : 49 EUR incl VAT


Techno Drone demo by Greenborder:

Demonstration tune by Koen Pepping along with video:

The Sawbench Synthesizer (2015 trailer)


Sawbench Kickstarter

Frontplate design:

By Bas van Geuns