Question by Madmartigan: Best power tool for cutting a shape on a 2″x10″x16′ board?
I’m building a pergola in my backyard and I want to add some decorative cuts to the ends of the top joists. I am going buy a tool to do so today and was going to compare prices at several stores, but I don’t know what the tool I should be buying is.
I was considering buying a jigsaw but feel that the blades might be too thick to make the curves I want to make.
I was also considering a router, but I don’t know if that’s the right tool for cutting 1½” deep.
Anybody who has done this before or who has experience
Anybody who has done this before or who has experience…with this I would really appreciate your help*
Answer by psychopiet
Get a jigsaw and buy some smaller blades. There are blades especially made for figurative work. They are cheap. A router is more difficult to use, and almost useless for 1,5 inch.
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