Quick Tip: Jigsaws
Jigsaws, or saber saws, pack numerous functions into one easy-to-use tool, making it a perennial favorite among beginning do-it-yourselfers.
For a saw that can handle the curves, look for a good saber saw. Sometimes called a jigsaw, it has a small blade that cuts with an up-and-down motion. Look for a good-quality saber saw with a long stroke and about 3,000 strokes per minute. You can change blades to cut leather, linoleum, plaster, wall board, metal and hardwood up to an inch thick.
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