Mar 03, 2008 · lojo New Member. i used a jigsaw a few years back to do some skirting board scribes as I ran out of coping saw blades, after a few i got the hang of it and never went back to the coping saw - i get just as good a finish. although it does seem like the wrong tool to use it works well for me. lojo, Mar 2, 2008. #35.