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Everything About Jigsaws

DEWALT DCS331B 20-Volt MAX Li-Ion Jig Saw
A jigsaw is easily a handy option for all levels of power tool needs—portable, uncomplicated, versatile—what more can you ask for? While we admire larger and more specialized cutting tools like reciprocating saws and scroll saws, jigsaws undeniably appeal to a bigger crowd of varying ages and woodwork experience.

Do you need to cut curves fast? A jigsaw can do that. How about angled cuts? Yes, that’s covered, too. Do you want to DIY with your kid? Yup, a jigsaw is safe to use. It’s even easy to make a stool. The versatility of a jigsaw is no joke—it can also cut through different materials like wood, ceramic tiles, steel, fiberglass, and drywall.

Of course the blades you use play big a role here, so we’ve scouted and wrote about a few tips on jigsaw blade matters. Also, we know how important it is to get the best jigsaw that would suit your project’s needs and your personal preferences. Therefore, we made sure to fill you in with information about your options among different types of jigsaws, too.

If you are now seriously considering purchasing a jigsaw for yourself, then we are glad to have you onboard the jigsaw wagon. Bust just like purchasing and handling any other powerful electronic machine, you have to familiarize yourself with the specifics of the jigsaw and how you can maximize the use of it as a cutting tool.

We’ve combined in this Jigsaw page the most known facts and our personal experience to put together a collection of essential articles for everything jigsaw-related. We have included ideas and tips that take into consideration wide-ranging aspects of jigsaws: ease of use, types of projects, budget, proper handling and use, what’s in the market, and even what project you can work on using a jigsaw.

Have fun in reading about the handiest, nifty and versatile power cutting tool you can ever have—the jigsaw.

DEWALT DCS331B Review

DEWALT DCS331B Review

Choosing between a corded jigsaw or a battery operated tool boils down to preference. On one hand, you have a more dependable power source that does not require recharging, on the other hand, it is a jigsaw that allows more mobility. For those who prefer the latter or whose work would have them benefit more from a ...

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How to Make a Stool with Jigsaw?

How to Make a Stool with Jigsaw?

Having your very own jigsaw is exciting, especially in the beginning. The number of creations that could be done seems endless, and it can be difficult to decide on a single project because of the overwhelming possibilities.If you are new to making your very own pieces of furniture to add to your home, why not ...

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Porter-Cable PCE345 Review

Porter-Cable PCE345 Review

If you are into DIY or you happen to be a newbie to woodworking, perhaps you may not be too keen on spending hundreds of dollars for top of the line equipment right away. In this case, you should look into the brand Porter-Cable. The company has established itself as a brand catering to this market. For those looking ...

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SKIL 4495-02 6.0 Review

SKIL 4495-02 6.0 Review

Many woodworkers among us would want a top of the line and consequently expensive saws in our collection if we all could. But if we are quite strapped for cash, then that does not necessarily mean that we are deprived of getting the most value out of our money.SKIL 4495-02 6.0 would not break the bank, but the ...

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10 Easy Steps Explaining How to Use Your Jigsaw Right

10 Easy Steps Explaining How to Use Your Jigsaw Right

The jigsaw is essential equipment to have in your workspace. Not only is it one of the most powerful tools of the trade, but it is also versatile enough to cut through a myriad of materials: wood, plastics, metals, and others. A good woodworker would not rely on his or her saws alone though. Bringing out your best ...

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Bosch JS470E 120-Volt 7.0-Amp Top-Handle Jigsaw

Bosch JS470E 120-Volt 7.0-Amp Top-Handle Jigsaw

Jigsaws are useful tools, there is no doubt about that. But more often than not, they are also very heavy ⁠— as if being dangerous isn’t enough, you also have handling of it with ease compromised by its weight.  Thankfully, if you have the buck, then you have the option to go for the Bosch JS470E 120-Volt 7.0-Amp ...

Jigsaw VS Circular Saw

Jigsaw VS Circular Saw

When it comes to comparing some tools, sometimes it can be a little difficult to make proper comparisons when they have so many aspects of them that are the same or similar. Many of the impact wrenches and drills that are available on the market, can be used for the same projects, but other tools vary in their ...

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How to Find the Best Jigsaw: A Guide for Potential Customers

How to Find the Best Jigsaw: A Guide for Potential Customers

Updated for 2019.Jigsaws are some of the most versatile power tools that you will ever come across. The reason that they are so popular when comparing to other tools is that they can do the job of several other tools in one package.Jigsaws are quite similar to scroll saws, and some people use the term ...

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