Jigsaw BASICS for Beginners.

Jigsaw BASICS for Beginners.

The Essential Beginners Guide to Using a Jigsaw! The Jigsaw for a lot of newcomers to DIY and Woodworking is most likely one of the first tools to be purchased. They just appear to be a lot safer than the noisier and more aggressive circular saw which is great for gaining confidence when using power tools.
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  1. The Madrummer on January 17, 2022 at 10:42 pm

    9:24 Cutting…lemonade? Wow, that’s a new use for the jigsaw I never thought of before haha!
    (yeah I know he said laminate)

  2. Malcolm Payne on January 17, 2022 at 10:42 pm

    This is an excellent video – I once tried using my late Dad’s Jigsaw that he have must have bought in the 1970’s. Needless to say I hated it and made a bit of a mess and the saw was a bit noisy and jumpy. Your video has helped me enormously and I am going to buy something more up to date using the pointers you have indicated. Thank you very much!

  3. Vuken on January 17, 2022 at 10:49 pm

    Thank you sir. Cool accent.

  4. james patrick C. paguinto on January 17, 2022 at 10:50 pm

    New subscriber here watching from qatar ๐Ÿ‡ถ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

  5. Zafar Iqbal on January 17, 2022 at 10:51 pm

    Thanks very much indeed. Have a nice coming Christmas ๐ŸŽ„

  6. Matt Roszak on January 17, 2022 at 10:52 pm

    Very helpful, cheers.

  7. Gary Kidson on January 17, 2022 at 10:53 pm

    Great vid as always. I tend to get a lot of unwanted and irregular bevelling with my jigsaw, is this from pushing too much or is there something else I should look at?

  8. David Gabriel on January 17, 2022 at 10:57 pm

    although pretty handy i don’t like jigsaws, never have, never will. actually i hate them.

  9. Esa Srl on January 17, 2022 at 10:57 pm

    Excellent tutorial. Respect from Italy ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น

  10. missandromeda on January 17, 2022 at 10:58 pm

    Thank you!!! I would have never found these features!

  11. Ricovette on January 17, 2022 at 10:59 pm

    Thank you so much for this upload! Thumbs up and a sub from me… Stay safe… Rico

  12. Rickey Anderson on January 17, 2022 at 11:00 pm

    Thank you I ‘m trying to figure out a mounting situation so as not to have the wood bouncing plus I don’t want to use my hand to hold it in place. I don’t have a table to cut the wood with the jigsaw

  13. Ackbarfangirl on January 17, 2022 at 11:01 pm

    The coping saw was my second thought (after a Screwdriver, lol).

  14. Tom Bowcutt on January 17, 2022 at 11:03 pm

    I’ve always found jigsaws puzzling, the pieces are coming together after this though.

  15. Bhaskar Bonala on January 17, 2022 at 11:05 pm

    Is cut fiber latter’s

  16. Manceroy Kul Tiran on January 17, 2022 at 11:05 pm

    Just got this video recommended by YouTube, and I’m so glad I watched it! As a super newbie in woodworking I loved the video, the explanations, the information and the jokes. I actually have an old borrowed jigsaw as my only power tool and Im having trouble making it cut through a 2 inch thick wood, gonna see if there’s something from this video I can apply to get the job finally done! Happily subscribed and looking forward to checking out your other videos :))

  17. Lightningfun 64 on January 17, 2022 at 11:07 pm

    Thanks for that but splintering isnโ€™t problem for me just rub it on some sandpaper

  18. ChChillout on January 17, 2022 at 11:07 pm

    at 9:25 I thought he said that its good for cutting LEMONADE

  19. Emily Hilliard on January 17, 2022 at 11:09 pm

    I love this guy as a teacher! Ty for all your guidance.

  20. Nicola Fachin on January 17, 2022 at 11:09 pm

    Can you get longer blades to cut thicker timber.

  21. R on January 17, 2022 at 11:11 pm

    You’re excellent at explaining things. Good job ๐Ÿ’ช

  22. kajal khaladkar on January 17, 2022 at 11:11 pm

    Can it cut resin material

  23. Charlie Betros on January 17, 2022 at 11:11 pm

    I might get a jigsaw for my birthday

  24. peter atherton on January 17, 2022 at 11:11 pm

    Great video. Thank you ๐Ÿ™‚

  25. Shell Cracker on January 17, 2022 at 11:13 pm

    One thing Iโ€™ll never touch again is a table saw. Massive kickback right into my gut

  26. charles burning on January 17, 2022 at 11:13 pm

    Thanks for the video

  27. Paul C on January 17, 2022 at 11:14 pm

    Makita jigsaws are great to use, especially the barrel bodied ones. Their blower function I couldn’t do without as it lets you see the cut line clearly unlike others. Dust collection is rubbish on most jigsaws though. You have to go to festool for better dust collection if you need it. Good vid, as a pro user even I learned something.

  28. Kaylash Ramtohul on January 17, 2022 at 11:15 pm

    Excellent. Thank you

  29. Charlie Betros on January 17, 2022 at 11:16 pm

    DIYForKnuckleheadsWhat year did you buy your first jigsaw?

  30. David Willard on January 17, 2022 at 11:18 pm


  31. Charlie Betros on January 17, 2022 at 11:19 pm

    I am going to a jigsaw lesson tomorrow with Carlos but the one I used was very different. It has no trigger, it has an on/off button and unlock/lock button.

  32. Richard Drake on January 17, 2022 at 11:21 pm

    Stay away if your afraid

  33. David Lalmuanzuala on January 17, 2022 at 11:21 pm

    Great guide and informative.

  34. Millie Bee on January 17, 2022 at 11:22 pm

    Thank you! Never used a jigsaw (or any power tools) before today. I’ve no doubt I’d have made a mess of it without this. Still got all my fingers. ๐Ÿ‘

  35. John Baptist on January 17, 2022 at 11:22 pm

    G’ day .We love your show . U & my wife talk the same & same culture ๐Ÿ˜˜โคly
    when I don’t get it she translate it for me .๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒผ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ“ก โœŸโœŸโœกโœŸโœŸ ๐Ÿ“ก๓พ“ฆ

  36. Johnbro8 on January 17, 2022 at 11:22 pm

    Thanks knackers๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜I hope all is well in OZ

  37. Teemu M. on January 17, 2022 at 11:23 pm

    is that dry blood on the casing?

  38. Renaissance Man on January 17, 2022 at 11:25 pm

    Nice! I just bought my first Jigsaw today a new Makita JV0600 to make cool stuff.

  39. K S on January 17, 2022 at 11:27 pm

    My Dad used jigsaw for everything he never cared about straight cuts she just wanted to get the job done heโ€™s such a practical guy no finesse though lol

  40. Fook Meh on January 17, 2022 at 11:27 pm

    I am so grateful because Youtube recommended me this video. I’m about to start a woodworking project & you’re being helpful through all of the information. Thank you sir!

  41. Steven mos8541 Anderson on January 17, 2022 at 11:28 pm

    FYI, at least in the USA, probably in the rest of the world too, the Jiggy is the SAFEST of ALL power saws. Ranking below pretty much all tools powered or not in injuries of all types, on the job or at home. Yes… the tool, powered or not, that "causes" the most injuries year in and year out…not the circ saw.. not the chainsaw…its … its….. yes… its the hammer…take it easy there knackers

  42. Pat Williams on January 17, 2022 at 11:29 pm

    So informative, great detailed explanation on blades. Just about to purchase JS, YouTube so confusing re choices. Think I’ll opt for Makita. Thank you, stay happy. ๐Ÿ’• UK

  43. BadlyDubbed on January 17, 2022 at 11:30 pm

    The straight line part hit home. The kitchen kick board i cut like a rollercoaster has scarred me for life.

  44. Tom Green on January 17, 2022 at 11:35 pm

    For that matter why not use a osalating tool

  45. Dave Daniels on January 17, 2022 at 11:37 pm

    Great video .Been using power tools for years , but I’ve never owned , nor intend to own , a grinder . LETHAL . Saws of all types , no problem . I use a Dewalt jigsaw , works great . It has an efficient blower at the front which helps clear away the sawdust . For perfect circles there are attachments to the shoe .

  46. Freddie Moretti on January 17, 2022 at 11:37 pm

    Having my cuppa Typhoo while watching this and finishing up breakfast I found this video easy to cope with.
    Good pointers and tips.
    Already shared which tool to use for a traumatic experience.

  47. Jegs Binuya on January 17, 2022 at 11:39 pm


  48. MCYD& JZG on January 17, 2022 at 11:39 pm

    nice lesson, thank you

  49. Edwin on January 17, 2022 at 11:40 pm

    I like your dad jokes .. ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ‘

  50. Joseph Ongoco on January 17, 2022 at 11:42 pm

    Would you recommend to use a jigsaw in ripping an inch plywood to its entire length? Thank you.