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How to Use a Jigsaw

No matter what material you’re working with, a jigsaw is an essential tool for any workshop. It works for wood, metal, fiberglass, or plastic. Jigsaw are small, compact, and an affordable way to take any DIY project to the next level.  When you have to make curved cuts, usually on a wood, particle board, plywood, plexiglass, or…

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Best Jigsaw In 2021: A Complete Buying Guide

Jigsaws create multiple straight and curved cuts so you can finish a wide variety of DIY tasks. If you’re planning on purchasing one, let this guide point you in the right direction. We’ve found and reviewed the best woodworking jigsaws and broken them down by price points and feature sets.  All the options on this…

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How Thick of Wood Can a Jigsaw Cut?

Jigsaws are a versatile and safe power tool. A woodworker can achieve a lot with a jigsaw. That’s why it’s often the first power saw a woodworker acquires. If a jigsaw is the only power tool you have, you may be tempted to push its capabilities. This can lead a woodworker to ask the question,…


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Best Jigsaw Under $100 [2021 Review]

If you’re taking on a new DIY project or want to fill out your collection of tools, a Jigsaw can be a great addition. Jigsaws are excellent tools for working with most materials, including wood and metal. They can cut irregular curves, making them useful for stenciled designs or unique projects.  However, with so many…

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Best Jigsaw In 2021: A Complete Buying Guide

Jigsaws create multiple straight and curved cuts so you can finish a wide variety of DIY tasks. If you’re planning on purchasing one, let this guide point you in the right direction. We’ve found and reviewed the best woodworking jigsaws and broken them down by price points and feature sets.  All the options on this…

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What Jigsaw Blade to Use for Laminate

It doesn’t matter if you’re cutting a laminate sheet for a countertop or laminate flooring – the wrong blade will be a nightmare for chipping. Figuring out what jigsaw blade to use for laminate can be challenging with so many options available, and this guide is here to help. What Jigsaw Blade to Use for…

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Can You Cut Plywood With a Jigsaw?

Maybe you need to make a rounded cut, or maybe it’s the only saw you have on hand. No matter the need, you’re asking yourself: can you cut plywood with a jigsaw? The answer is yes, and this guide will walk you through the steps of making clean, smooth cuts with your jigsaw. Can You…

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What Jigsaw Blade for Plywood

While plywood has a wide variety of applications, cutting it can be tricky. It’s notorious for splintering, so what jigsaw blade for plywood will give you the cleanest cut? This guide will help you choose the right blade so that you get the smoothest edges for your woodworking project. What Causes Plywood Splintering? Plywood is…

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How to Use a Jigsaw to Cut Laminate Flooring

Laminate flooring is easy and inexpensive to DIY install, and as with any flooring there’s going to be times when you need to cut it to size. Whether you need to go around your toilet or it’s the last piece before the wall, this guide will show you how to use a jigsaw to cut…

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How to Cut an Acrylic Sheet With a Jigsaw

Acrylic can be a difficult material to work with – it chips and cracks easily, it’s heat-sensitive, and you often have to smooth-over rough or irregular edges. While it may seem daunting, this guide will teach you how to cut an acrylic sheet with ease using your jigsaw. Cutting Acrylic With a Saw You probably…

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How to Put a Blade on a Jigsaw

Whether you’re swapping blade types for a better cut, replacing an old, dull blade, or just starting out with your brand new jigsaw, knowing how to put the blade on is a must. This guide is here to teach you everything you need to know for how to put a blade on a jigsaw, so…

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Reciprocating Saw vs Jigsaw

A reciprocating saw is a powerful tool that will help you with demolition. While a jigsaw is a tool that’s easier to handle and mainly used for fine crafts. In this article, we’re going to explore the uses and features of a reciprocating saw vs jigsaw. Reciprocating Saw A reciprocating saw is a remodeling tool,…