How To Make Curved Cuts With a Jigsaw

For beginners learning how to use a jigsaw and make curved cuts in wood, your first couple of tries can prove to be difficult. Here are some simple rules to follow when using your jigsaw!

Tips for cutting with a jigsaw:

  • Don’t force the saw forward! Common beginner’s mistake.. don’t do it. Let the blade do its work!
  • When cutting a curve, slow the feed rate and use both hands (one directly above the blade and one on the handle).
  • Avoid pushing the saw sideways
  • Don’t force the saw forward!

And if these small tips are enough for you, check out the video below for a step-by-step guide on how to cut a curve with a jigsaw. Practice makes perfect!