Improve Your Visibility
Attempting to cut a dark wood? No Problem! You can improve your jigsaw cuts by using painter’s tape as a guide rather than hard-to-see pencil lines. Painters tape is especially helpful when cutting dark wood because it is visibly clearer to see. Simply cut out your curved guide on the painters tape with a hobby knife and place it on the wood. Be sure that the curve is straight across the board!
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