Introduction: Simple Jig Saw Hack

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This is a very simple simple solution to a problem I had with saw dust collecting in front of my jig saw while I was trying to follow a line. You can do this on a job site very easily. All you do is direct the air from the motor towards the blade. 


rkrupp (author)2016-06-20

It's a perfect example of that things we see and think 'why the manufacturers doesn't include it in their tools'... Thanks for share.

HansGraveman (author)2015-08-11

ive got a metabo jigsaw that blows air from a duct directly above the sawblade

crazypj (author)2013-09-15

That's so simple and effective I'm surprised manufacturer's don't do it
Great job, I frequently 'loose the line'

darrenhall (author)2013-03-20

That is a fantastic hack - cutting a line and having sawdust keep getting in the way is a pain - - hack logged in memory bank.

Big respect.


lean04 (author)2012-12-27

how didn´t i think of that!!
awesome idea

doo da do (author)2012-12-26

Just in time, got a small project this will come handy. I like thinking out side the box.

hatterg (author)2012-12-12

Actually, many new jigsaws already come with a "dust blower" system, some even have an adapter for a vacuum hose. Either way, nice and simple workaround if you have a jigsaw without blower.

manishrkp (author)2012-11-27

Can you upload video? thanks

gwyche (author)2012-11-11

Nice! often the simplest things are the best.

klempisireng (author)2012-10-23

maybe next jigsaw product will be designed like this.. :-)

HandyLandy (author)klempisireng2012-10-24

Hope I get royalties

13blue (author)2012-10-17


audreyobscura (author)2012-10-15

Ooo. That's good.

audreyobscura (author)2012-10-15

Ooo. That's good.

rimar2000 (author)2012-10-15

Genial! I will do this on my old, old, old B&D jigsaw.

Attmos (author)2012-10-15

Thats actually a simple genious move. Nice, I'l have to try that.

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