Cutting Large Beams

Cutting Large Beams

We bought a used pergola that was a demo at a lumber yard. It was built to show 2 different design styles. I needed a way to cut one end of a large beam to match the curved style.

Bosch T1044DP 10-Inch X 6-Tpi Precision-Cut for Wood Jigsaw Blade, 3-Pack –

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  1. Siama Ch on March 14, 2023 at 7:32 am

    I need this blade! Not available in my country! 😞

  2. GRIFF GRIFF on March 14, 2023 at 7:33 am

    Really Nice, saves cost of a ban saw. Thank You 👍

  3. EP Business TV on March 14, 2023 at 7:33 am

    will these blades fit on a ryobi??

  4. Pete Smith on March 14, 2023 at 7:34 am

    Is that hardwood? Because I have exactly the Same shape in hardwood…id be surprised if the B&D gets through it. By the way, filing down the rough cuts with a rasp works brilliantly

  5. Gökhan Özdemir on March 14, 2023 at 7:35 am

    That poor little fella got into a big stress on the wood 😆

  6. Mark Marten on March 14, 2023 at 7:37 am

    Would you use the pendulum action to cut wood that thick? That was a good bit of wood to cut.

  7. Jay C on March 14, 2023 at 7:38 am

    A Fantastic demonstration!… A very ambitious cut for a jigsaw…. I would have thought this cut would be impossible with the little Black and Decker Jigsaw… It performed this MONSTER curved cut without going up in smoke! … How long did each beam take to cut? … For those DIY’s who have a limited supply of tools it was enlightening… Well done and thanks.

  8. Mario Garcia on March 14, 2023 at 7:42 am

    Just get them from walmart

  9. Pro1er on March 14, 2023 at 7:48 am

    If your sabre saw had a pendulum setting the cut would have went faster and easier because it would have cleared the sawdust more efficiently. I have those blades but never used them, good to see they work well. You did a nice job.

  10. Gavin Newscum on March 14, 2023 at 7:49 am

    Wrong color tool. Stick with Blue, Yellow, Red, or Green

  11. HeliRy on March 14, 2023 at 7:51 am

    And with a $35 Black & Decker too lol… dang!

  12. c9sus4 on March 14, 2023 at 7:57 am

    thanks, I was not sure how I would cut curved lines on my future pergola…keep thinking about a band saw, but this prove what I heard that a jig saw can do the job. I have to find it first though 🙂

  13. Steady Talking TV on March 14, 2023 at 8:01 am

    you should put water too

  14. MidTNJasonF on March 14, 2023 at 8:04 am

    I did my curved end pergola beams with a portable bandsaw. One of the handheld units. less chance of blade deflection.

    I left my line plus an 1/8th or so that I finished nice and smooth with a template router bit and my plywood template.

  15. MrAngelblue21 on March 14, 2023 at 8:04 am

    Funciona para cortes rectos?
    No se deforma?

  16. John Shenouda on March 14, 2023 at 8:05 am

    What jigsaw are you using

  17. Ted Blackburn on March 14, 2023 at 8:07 am

    Crazy , and i’m having trouble cutting 2.5 inch with a 2 inch blade. I need that monster. Thanx for the demo.☀

  18. ThatGuyFromTexas on March 14, 2023 at 8:08 am

    Based on my experience, it’s a piece of work pushing it with a 10 inch blade, especially when pieces are glued together!

  19. JACKGUSLER on March 14, 2023 at 8:15 am

    part number for the blades?????

  20. Ebe Nazer on March 14, 2023 at 8:16 am

    Cool. For DIY wood jobs this more than enough than big table saws and atuff

  21. iROBODUDE on March 14, 2023 at 8:17 am

    I have had some similar cuts but much more detailed. The solution I came up with was to place the beam on the rungs of 2 ladders. I then put wheels on the base of my shop bandsaw. I used the bandsaw like a giant jigsaw. Works perfectly and very fast too.

  22. El Tigre De Tejas on March 14, 2023 at 8:17 am

    New subscriber 💪🏿

  23. Luvenia Waiters on March 14, 2023 at 8:18 am

    My adventure with woodworking started with Stodoys.

  24. Terry Scott on March 14, 2023 at 8:19 am

    If I was faced with this challenge I would do a series of straight cuts down to the line with a sawzall first. Knock out the tabs that would be left with a hammer, and then afterwards use the jigsaw for cleanup.

  25. Claytoy on March 14, 2023 at 8:24 am

    Thank you to demonstrate the power of a jigsaw. It’s very inspiring. This video helps me get rid of the idea to get a band saw, as I already have a jigsaw.

  26. Riczon Garcia on March 14, 2023 at 8:25 am

    what is the code jigsaw blade bosch sir

  27. Adam Brubaker on March 14, 2023 at 8:26 am

    Wtf are all you people talking about!!! All bad people!! First of all, amazing that a 3$ black and decker POS jigsaw worked at all. Amazing. Second of all, if that cut is 90 degrees and square I’ll be floored. 5/8 thick blade making turns is not ideal. And a jigsaw is the absolute wrong tool!!! Ok, if you were a professional you would buy a portable bandsaw to do this cut. It’s about 1500$ -8000$ and I get it if your just doing a couple of cuts not to want to buy one. You could have your lumber yard cut it for 8$ a cut but you would have to transport it, or buy from them, which is what you should of done anyways. I get the inconvenience in that too although it should of been part of the plan when you picked those things up. So then you have to think🤔 how did the cowboys do it?? The old English ?? Germans in the 1800s 🤔🤔🤔🤔🤔 a coping saw or a bow saw would do the trick my friend. Simple hand saw and it would do the job faster and more efficient than your sons bob the builder jig saw. Please throw that thing in the trash, it’s not my intention to be disrespectful to you, but as a man who has devoted his life to woodworking, it’s offensive when you buy literally the cheapest tools to do the job yourself as if there should be the word “just” associated with my life’s work. I “just” have to do this and”just” have to buy that and “just” cut whatever. Buy a real tool so you can do it right the first time and if you don’t know which is the right tool, it’s the expensive one, it’s expensive for a reason. Don’t listen to people who say otherwise, they are cheap and money rules thier lives

  28. Joseph Troy on March 14, 2023 at 8:30 am

    By using a bigger blade will that stop the blade from wondering??

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