Decoupeerzaag (Electric Jigsaw)

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This equipment is safety category 6: Other equipment with no limits

This equipment is Noise Category 2: Can be used at all hours, but in moderation. Try to be considerate. If you feel a need to wear ear protection make sure it is between 07:00 and 19:00 otherwise you are probably too noisy!


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We have several electrical jigsaws (of Decoupeerzagen in het Nederlands).

Label them for Wood or Metal?

Safety

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Bril op! Gehoorbescherming op!

Safety glasses on! Ear protection on!

dust control

You probably want to attach one of the vacuum cleaners or MOT units to contain dust. Use a dusk mask when working with unhealthy wood types (e.g. certain tropical types, MDF, etc) for prolonged periods of time.

blades

Blades break easily; spare ones cost around a 5 for a pack of 5 or so. New ones are above the woodshop bench (though we run out regularly).

If you need blades for them; [Hartwijk] and the local builder shops usually have them. You really want the right type for wood, metal or whatever you are sawing. Most people keep a set of private ones.

If you want to be re-imbursed; keep the receipt & tell the mailing lists that you've bought them.

use

These machines are for wood and metal; but acrylic and similar materials work fine.

Metal use

Do not use the machine in the woodshop for metal (to avoid contaminating the wood with oil and filing; this ruining peoples lacquer).

Instead take one of the machines from the cupboard to the metal shop and use it there. And clean well afterwards.