HOW TO MAKE PERFECTLY STRAIGHT CUT WITHOUT A TABLESAW ONLY 4 STEPS

Cutting a perfectly straight line with a circular saw or jigsaw is nearly impossible. The trick is to create a “fence” for the saw to run alongside. That way, the cut stays straight, and you can concentrate on operating the saw instead of staring at the cut line. woodworking supplies woodworking tools woodworking classes

Check out the steps below to get it set up. Once you get the hang of positioning the fence, using it becomes second nature. And, most importantly, you’ll be much happier with the final cut. woodworking supplies woodworking tools woodworking classes

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Cost: $0 woodworking supplies woodworking tools woodworking classes

Time: 5 Minutes (First-time set-up) woodworking supplies woodworking tools woodworking classes

Difficulty: Easy. Positioning the fence is quick and easy, and results in better final cut.

TOOLS

Tape Measure woodworking supplies woodworking tools woodworking classes

Framing Square woodworking supplies woodworking tools woodworking classes

Circular Saw (or Jigsaw)

Hand Clamps woodworking supplies woodworking tools woodworking classes

MATERIALS

(1) 1 x 5 Board (I like this size because it’s wide enough that the body of my saw doesn’t get hung up on the head of the clamps.) woodworking supplies woodworking tools woodworking classes

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