Two techniques for making plunge cuts

USE A JIG SAW: Tip the jig saw forwent on edge of its foot. Align the tip of the blade with the cutting line, then turn on the saw and gently but firmly iower the blade Into the cutting area. The blade wili want to bounce, but by maintaining firm pressure on the front of the foot you can keep it under control until it enters the wood.

USE A CIRCULAR SAW: Place the front edge of the foot against the board, retract the blade guard and hold It In a raised position with your thumb. Turn on the saw and lower the blade Into the wood, using the front of the saw foot as a fulcrum. Always wear safety goggles.

USE A JIG SAW: Tip the jig saw forwent on edge of its foot. Align the tip of the blade with the cutting line, then turn on the saw and gently but firmly iower the blade Into the cutting area. The blade wili want to bounce, but by maintaining firm pressure on the front of the foot you can keep it under control until it enters the wood.

USE A CIRCULAR SAW: Place the front edge of the foot against the board, retract the blade guard and hold It In a raised position with your thumb. Turn on the saw and lower the blade Into the wood, using the front of the saw foot as a fulcrum. Always wear safety goggles.

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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