Tips For Making Curved Cutouts

Jigsaw 101: How to Cut Shapes

This Old House contributor Mark Clement explains how to keep your eye on the blade when following a curving line. Changing the angle of attack and pulling the saw toward you can help. To follow V-shaped cutlines, you’ll need to back the saw out and cut from the other end of the line to meet the first cut.

How to Make Curved Cuts With A Jigsaw

How To Cut Circles With A Router And Jig

You can easily cut perfect circles for your next woodworking project, using a router attached to a circle cutting jig. The circle jig acts as a compass, guiding the router around a central pivot point. All you have to do is set the position of the router and the depth of the bit.

Circle Cutting Jig For Router. No Hole Required

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