How To Use A Jigsaw Woodworking Basics
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THREE WAYS TO CUT CURVES IN WOOD My tablesaw probably gets used more than any other tool in my shop, but it has one big limitation: it can't cut curves.Not counting CNCs, lasers and other specialty equipment, there are basically three power tools available for making curved cuts in wood.
A scroll saw is great for cutting tight, intricate curves in thin material and is used mostly for decorative objects.A band saw is is probably the most common tool for cutting curves in a woodworking shop but it is expensive, takes up space, and has its limitations.
A jigsaw can handle almost all the curved cuts you will want to make and more.It's versatile, takes up no space, and is affordable.In fact, after decades of woodworking, I find myself using my jigsaw more and my band saw less.
It's that handy.I use a Dewalt DW317 jigsaw.WHAT IS A JIGSAW? In the past, a jigsaw was often called a saber saw.Today, a reciprocating saw sometimes called a saber saw, but most likely it's called a Sawzall, which is a brand name.
Kind of like how people call circular saws Skil saws.And what we call a scrollsaw today used to be referred to...