1. Which jigsaw blade to use for which material?

    Various types of saw blade are available for jigsaws, depending on whether you’re working on wood, metal, plastic or laminate, say. Special blades are also available to saw curves. Always check the packaging to see what the blade is designed for.

    How coarse or fine the result is, depends on both the number and size of the teeth. Generally speaking, the more teeth there are, the finer the results.