How to Use a Jigsaw to Cut Curves Simply

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How to Use a Jigsaw to Cut Curves

Who uses saw, they know how many kinds of saw utilized for multiple purposes. Jigsaw is one of the best saw I ever saw. It can offer us a versatile performance. Straight cut, curve cut, circle cut in a lot of ways we can use this useful tool to our wishful thoughts. However, we are here to know how to use a jigsaw to cut curves? Now coming to the point. 

First of all, we should think, why is referring jigsaw to cut curve? Has it additional facilities to chop the curve? Is it easier to cut the curve? Will jigsaw save your time? Can jigsaw accomplish your task without hard labor? Dear, I will try to uncover all the questions that are thrusting you always.

Has it Extra Facilities to Cut Curve?

Your answer is yes. Honestly, there are a large number of opportunities to cut with a jigsaw without any other saw. For roughly using this tool is a perfect selection — there no hard risk, where there are many obstacles in using other saws. A light-weight jigsaw instrument is really a handy tool for being low weight (4 to 6 or 7 lbs). You can accept the jigsaw tool several cutting sectors like if you want to make straight cutting, then it will be a great hand tool.

Woodworking Jigsaw Tool

For being a compact design, you can carry it a remote place. There are two types of jigsaw according to the power source as a corded jigsaw and cordless jigsaw.

Corded jigsaw is basically collect power from electricity, so it's called electric jigsaw. Typically, electric jigsaw have become a powerful instrument for cutting works, and it can provide long-time performance as long as there is electricity. But there are some difficulties to lead it in remote areas there is no electricity.

On another hand, If I want to say something about cordless jigsaw a lot of things are knocking on my tongue, but telling you briefly, Its a really convenient cutting tool in the sawing world. Why is it most preferable? It is a lightweight machine that can make up your demands anywhere.

It has a power bank that contains a 20-volt lithium-ion battery. I have already mentioned the advantages of the jigsaw tool, so I think you noticed this equipment how much effective and I am sure that you have got an answer of “has it extra facilities to cut curve?

How to Cut Curve with Jigsaw?

A jigsaw is a perfect tool as your liked tool that cut a curve cuts or circular cuts. Several saws are used to rip curve as a scroll saw, reciprocating saw, coping saw, band saw and so on but the jigsaw is best of them. Now we will follow the instructions step by step, so let’s do that:

Choosing Workpiece

At the outset, elect the workpiece on that either you want to do curved cuts or want to experiment. If it is poly-board, metal, or wood that can be hard or soft, there is a matter of choosing stuff type because according to your object’s thickness or hardest. Somewhat wooden objects are, and some are stiff, so you have to make a plan that needs your purpose.

Which Blade Should Choose?

Now come to blade type because it is the essential part to curved cuts with a jigsaw. There are two kinds of blades to use in jigsaw which are U-shank jigsaw blade and T-shank jigsaw blade. Working with both types of jigsaw blades can be done, but if you ask me which is favorite, my opinion is throwing all blade off without T-shank, it can deliver you maximum performance.

There are some blades in T-shank blade that hamper work they are not the better choice to cut. To cut curve shape always will choose thin and flexible blade otherwise will not be able to turn the blade along with the mark. So be careful to pick the right blade.

Stuff Locking Step

It is the step to lock the object with the table. You should use a clamp to clamp the workpiece securely. When you play this jigsaw tool on the board, so, doesn’t it move? If the cuts needed inside, you have to keen drill inside the mark to insert jigsaw blade through the hole to commence to smooth cuts.

Doing the Main Task

Finally, we are on the final part to cut a curve, Now place the jigsaw tool on the board (that you want to cut) and insert blade through stuff’s hole. It is time to run the machine. Just turn on the power switch.

Gripe the jigsaw’s handle softly and give a small push forward.


Keep in mind always, if you hold the handle firmly, then there is a possibility to damage your cuts, so clutch it softly. Now go forward along with marked line slowly but if you are a beginner user. If it is an intricate shape that is difficult to follow strictly, be calm, grow the machine speed up and move it in cold blood gradually.

If it gets destroyed, there is nothing to be anxious. Try it again, in this step; you can rotate the object keeping machine fixed then don’t need to lock the stuff. Release the workpiece from the leash. There is one thing to follow this process because of that, it is difficult for a beginner, so if you feel it is a hard drawback the process. I think the first method is excellent to implement.

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As a carpenter, I have been working for a long day with a different type of saw. What experience I have gathered, I intend to share that expertness to all. I will try to give several shorts of saw's reviews and important tricks. Thanks for coming here....