How To: Make Decorative Cuts with Your Jigsaw
You need not be an expert to give woodwork a special finishing touch. In fact, it's pretty easy to make decorative cuts with your jigsaw. Follow these instructions to get started.
Here’s how to cut a decorative design out of the middle of a board. After choosing your design and carefully marking your pattern, prepare a starting point for your jigsaw blade by drilling a pilot hole that falls within the boundary of your pattern. Then with your jigsaw, follow the penciled outline carefully, removing small sections at a time.
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