Is this $27 jigsaw on Amazon a piece of junk? [How Low Can We Go] – Ep 2

Is this $27 jigsaw on Amazon a piece of junk? [How Low Can We Go] – Ep 2

Ever wonder if the cheapest tools online are usable? I find the cheapest jigsaw on Amazon and put it to the test.

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Why your jigsaw won’t cut straight:

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12 Comments

  1. jim daly on January 3, 2023 at 2:05 am

    Having an inexpensive gap fill tool is ok, but it must be able to do the job. Good video.👍🐝

  2. Ted Puckett on January 3, 2023 at 2:11 am

    I liked watching this. Was able to make coffee and toast while you were cutting the two by four. 😂😂

  3. Jim C. on January 3, 2023 at 2:13 am

    Think that saw is a quick pass! The only thing convenient about it was placing the order LOL!

  4. jeremywhilde on January 3, 2023 at 2:15 am

    For a usable jigsaw you need to look at a minimum spec with some more features and more power maybe something like this WEN 33606. Walmart have this for $34.75 I know its a bit more expensive but I am sure for the extra money if you are building an entry level set of tools this would be well worth the extra cost. Good series of videos waiting to see what’s next in the cost effective tool line up?

  5. Larry Booth on January 3, 2023 at 2:20 am

    Go Dewalt or go home. Good video. TKS.

  6. G LG on January 3, 2023 at 2:23 am

    Interesting video. Peace and good fortune and good health to you and your family. 😃 All the best.

  7. Alan Smith on January 3, 2023 at 2:26 am

    Great video!! Save some money and get the best one you can afford to start instead of buy it twice.

  8. Hany Hanna on January 3, 2023 at 2:33 am

    thanks for sharing your experience 💐🇪🇬

  9. BTD on January 3, 2023 at 2:45 am

    Try the test again with a GOOD, really Sharp new blade. Probably won’t make much improvement, but it would be an interesting comparison.

  10. jim daly on January 3, 2023 at 2:58 am

    Happy Christmas 🎅🎄🐝

  11. David Palmer on January 3, 2023 at 2:58 am

    DCP It seems as you were cutting that the cut was not vertical, another problem with jigsaws not used/set up correctly.

  12. Steve Rugg on January 3, 2023 at 3:00 am

    THANKS! GREAT VIDEO! Jig saws have always been a mystery and difficult to use! Your video has helped me make a decision. I did buy a Worx’s combo saw which works GREAT well both as a reciprocating saw and a Jig, I would not suggest it work for fine woodworking.

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