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How to Use a Reciprocating Saw and Jigsaw

A jigsaw is a type of reciprocating saw; learn the differences and tips for using these tools.

Excerpted from Do It Yourself Home Improvement

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Drill Hole Using Wood Bit to Accommodate Blade
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Step 1: Cutting a Hole

Drill a hole at one edge of the cut, using a wood bit with a diameter large enough to accommodate the jigsaw blade.

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