What Can You Do With a Jigsaw? A Lot! | WOODWORKING BASICS

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I remember when I was a kid and would go

trick-or-treating my favorite house at

our neighborhood was the one that would

give away the fun size packages of

microjig maker of the gripper work smarter the jigsaw the one

saw to rule them all sort of my table

saw probably gets used more than any

tool in my shop but it has one big

limitation it can't cut curves not

counting CMC's 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 most commonly

used for decorative objects a bandsaw is

probably the most common tool for

cutting curves in a woodworking shop but

it's expensive it takes up space and it

has its limitations a jig saw can handle