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Jigsaw 101: How to Use the Shoe to Cut a Beveled Curve

Pro tips on cutting curved scribe lines at an angle

In this video, This Old House contributor Mark Clement shows how to use the shoe to bevel a curved cut that needs to match a rough material, like a stone wall or backsplash. Beveling the cut makes it easier to sand away any areas that don't match the contour.

Learn how to:

• Scribe or cut beveled curves

• Properly sand or finish scribed cuts

• Minimize the amount of work needed