Sabre Saw Vs Jigsaw Is There Any Difference In These Tools
Sabre saw vs jigsaw is there any difference in these tools is article about Tool Vs Tool bookmarked by gregory with ID 1217679495 was uploaded on 19-01-2019 and has been viewed 62,818 times.
The power tool and DIY world are filled to the brim with all sorts of confusing terminology and funny-sounding names.And a lot of times, what someone calls a tool - or a variation of a specific tool - simply depends on what they learned growing up or what part of the country they come from.
Sabre saws (interchangeably spelled 'saber') and jigsaws are probably two of the most confusing examples out there.Both terms refer to portable, handheld electric saws with thin blades that are used for cutting scrolls and other odd, non-linear shapes.
Nowadays, 99% of the time these tools are referred to as jigsaws - the term 'saber' is becoming more or less obsolete.Also, to our knowledge there aren't any manufacturers out there currently marketing anything as a 'saber saw'.
Regardless, there's got to be some sort of distinction between the two, right? With curiosity getting the better of us, we took matters into our own hands and ended up treating ourselves to a compelling history lesson on jigsaws, saber saws, and scroll saws - a lesson that took us all the way back to the mid 1800's.
History of the scroll saw, jig saw, and saber saw *Full-disclosure: we have no...