Tools 101: How to Use a Jigsaw
Learn how to safely use a Jigsaw, the Ryobi Brushless Jigsaw and how to select the proper blade for the job in the Tools 101 series by Toolbox Divas
Tips and Tricks for Using a Jig Saw: Cut a Notch along an Edge. Sometimes, you may need to cut a notch along the edge of a workpiece rather than at the corner. Start by making straight cuts to create the ends of the notch (sometimes called shoulders). Next, make a sweeping cut from the edge toward one corner of the notch. Finally, cut the remaining waste out with a straight cut along the back toward the other corner.
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How to Use a Jig Saw
Learn the basics of how to use a jig saw, then...I'll show you a professional trick for cutting a hole inside a piece of wood without sawing from the edge!
How to Cut Straight Lines Using a Jigsaw
As you all know jigsaws manly are used for cutting curves and other funny irregular shapes. What about cutting straight lines? You usually would use a circular saw or table saw but what if you only got a jigsaw? In this short post, I'm going to show you how to use a jigsaw to cut
Tuning a Block or Hand Plane – DIY Wood Working Project
Tuning a block plane is often an overlooked practice. By this I mean many woodworkers, myself included at one time, will buy a block plane, take it home and start using it right from the box. While some brands have come a long way towards selling a product that is actually ready for use, there is still the potential to gain much more from it.
How to Get The Most Out of Your Jigsaw
Make a Metal Sandwich Jigsaws are great at cutting sheet metal, but it's difficult to clamp the material down so the saw blade doesn't just rattle the material up and down instead of cutting through it. One way to solve this problem is to sandwich the metal between two sheets of 1/4-in. plywood.
Cool & easy to make jigsaw sanding blade
This jigsaw sanding blade will make it easy to sand hard to reach places on your workpiece. This is a must-have woodworking jig for any workshop.