Hey guys, Please pardon me if any of this is stupid. I'm a fairly handy kid but I have absolutely no wood working knowledge. I have only worked with metals in the past. I was hoping to buy a jig saw to cut bodies out with. First of all: Is that an appropriate use for this tool? I would just want to cut the roughly outlined body out of a 1 and 3/4" blank. I guess a lot of people use band saws to cut bodies out but I don't have the space for that currently. Secondly: if a jig saw would work for this purpose, is there any particular saw I should go for? I mean, I wasn't sure how deep you could cut with a given jig saw, or if you could set the depth. I assume they make blades of varying length/depths ...? I was hoping to be able to cut a body out of a blank with one continuous cut... would a jig saw be able to handle a 1 and 3/4 " deep cut like that, or would I have to cut from one side, flip it over, and finish the cut? I was thinking about going for this exact jig saw: http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc...-1&keyword=jig+saw&storeId=10051#.UBMHT_X16tY Router: I saw this same router on StewMac's site: http://www.homedepot.com/h_d1/N-5yc...&relatedSearch=bosch colt router#.UBMHIfX16tY If I would like to rout control cavities, pickup cavities, and neck pockets, would this do the trick? Also, what sort of bit or bits would I need to cut the aforementioned routs? Again, please pardon my ignorance and any help would be appreciated. Thanks.