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In this Jigsaw 101 video, This Old House contributor Mark Clement explains how to keep your eye on the blade when following a curving line. Changing the angle of attack and pulling the saw toward you can help. To follow V-shaped cutlines, you'll need to back the saw out and cut from the other end of the line to meet the first cut.

Learn how to:

• Keep your eyes on the blade while cutting

• Properly complete a cut

• Adjust the angle of attack

• Reposition the saw mid-cu