Drill machine might be the best tool of a carpenter or a DIY enthusiast but in order to cutting and making fine curves, a jigsaw machine comes on the top. Jigsaw is different than the other cutting machines and tools such as bendsaw, scroll saw, chain saw and many others.
It is essential for those who have the hobby of small jobs at home as well as for all those who are professionals in the craft sector. In fact, the electric jigsaw turns out to be an indispensable tool now for those who decide to undertake chores at home or treat materials correctly. Generally when you decide to buy a jigsaw, some fundamental characteristics are kept in mind.
A jigsaw is a compact but powerful type of saw which is really handy to use. There are many Jigsaw tool uses in DIY and crafting. While working on the other saws, you either have to move the wood on work piece or use your both hands but you can handle the jigsaw using a single hand and use the other hand to grab the wood for more accuracy in the working. A jigsaw takes the task of cutting on another level and makes it easy to cut the wood on difficult curves.
Features of a Jigsaw
You can adjust the thickness of the blades with different tooth gaps for cutting the wood. To choose the right blade based on the type of cut, it is necessary to keep in mind the type of material on which we generally work or the types of cut we want, hard or precise or coarse.
They are really powerful tools so you have to work with them carefully. Most of the jigsaws have the wooden chip blowing system and LED lights to keep the cutting line clear and easily visible. Thanks to the balance mechanism, we get the lower noise and vibration levels. The electronics used in the device guarantee smooth speed control. Unlike other table saws, jigsaw does not require any additional tools to replace the blade; you can change the blade easily for different purposes.
Not a Child’s play
At first glance, using the jigsaw might seem like child’s play; however, especially if you are at the first experience, it is good to proceed with caution and listen to some advice. A jigsaw always works with a special motor that makes the blades move; in general, the blades move in the double direction of travel so it is preferable to be careful to position the blade in the right direction of the material you want to cut. After cutting the basic shape of the wood, you can take the help of Router Table uses for making the cuts and grooves smooth.
Mains Powered or Batter Powered?
This is one of the main peculiarities as it essentially concerns the way in which it can be powered and above all how much electrical power the tool’s motor has. Generally they are mains powered, but lately other types such as the battery-powered jigsaw are also spreading.
Both types can have advantages and disadvantages as the power supply has unlimited autonomy but a range of action limited to the length of the cable. Conversely, battery power has the advantage of freedom of movement but limited and limiting power and autonomy.