I'm making some yard items for youth activities. One of them is a football.
Here is a picture of somethig real close to what I will be doing:
. I've used the
search function here for advice but didn't find anything that fit. If you
know of another thread, please give me a hint and I'll go there. OK, right
now I plan on drawing my template, and using my jigsaw to cut the arc. My
problem revolves around making a smooth curve instead of what I usually do.
Any advice for using the jigsaw for this?
If these go well and I want to make more I was planning on using a ( to be
purchased ) router to make the cuts. I'd make a template for the edge of the
router to ride along, position my piece of plywood, and whammo, I'd have a
nice cut. Sound ok?
And for some background.... I'm not a TOTAL idiot when it comes to
woodworking, but I'm inexperienced in the best (or even close) way to do
things at times. I'm in the process of building a small shop in which I'll
have some nicer equipment in for but now it's me, my jigsaw, a circular saw,
and a jug of water.