How to Make a Jigsaw Cutting Station

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Jigsaw Cutting Station sled, easy build that allows a straight wood cut using a jigsaw, simple and effective homemade tool.

For fast, straight and secured cuts multi functional jigsaw cutting station. Easy build and perfect result. You can find all the measurements at the end of the video.

There are 4 videos we collected, and you can decide which one that suitable with your budget.


  • Read your owner’s manual so you understand your settings, and use those settings to get your best cut.
  • Be safe! Wear safety gear including safety glasses, and ear plugs and a mask for certain materials. Forgo the gloves because any saw blade can snag a glove and cause harm.
  • Unplug or remove  the battery whenever you are making adjustments or changing blades.
  • Always check to make sure your blade is “square” before starting your project.
  • Do not use a damaged blade.
  • If using a corded jigsaw, always be aware of where your cord is.
  • Clamp your piece to your work surface as close as possible, making sure you won’t be cutting into your work table. If your project is too far away from your work table, there will be vibration of thinner materials.
  • Blade speed is optional depending on the project, but the force in which you move the saw forward should be minimal. Let the blade do the work.
  • Start the blade BEFORE you approach your material.
  • When making a tight curve, move the saw forward, back slightly, then forward again as you manipulate the turn.
  • Don’t keep a “death grip” on the saw. (speaking from the voice of experience)
  • Never operate the saw (engage the blade) without the shoe firmly resting on the material. The saw will jump around and cause injury.
  • Keep both sides of the shoe firmly on the material as you saw and move forward.
  • Store your jigsaw blades safely, not inserted into the saw.