Can i use a jigsaw instead?

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mikeasaurus10 months ago

Jigsaws are great for making curved or detailed cuts, but since jigsaw blades are so small they're not idea for making straight cuts as the blade will tend to wander. Also, jigsaw blade reciprocate, meaning you won't be able to cut anything that's thicker than the blade is long.

Henry Page (author)  mikeasaurus10 months ago

But mum won't let me get a circular saw

I would suggest a mitre box and a good hand saw made fo the mitre box. Hope this helps.