LumberJocks

circles on a saw

  • Advertise with us
Project by Rembo posted 879 days ago 2235 views 10 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

maybe this is a known method. but still ..
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gppir6eUKZ8&feature=youtu.be





10 comments so far

View Toninho's profile

Toninho

189 posts in 1459 days


#1 posted 879 days ago

Excellent idea friend! Thanks for sharing!

-- António Guerreiro https://www.facebook.com/bichosdamadeira

View degoose's profile

degoose

6996 posts in 1986 days


#2 posted 879 days ago

This would make a very good BLOG

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

View Dinger's profile

Dinger

126 posts in 894 days


#3 posted 879 days ago

I was JUST about to head out to the shop t cut some circles with a similar jig on my band saw. My table saw blade won’t have any run though. Brilliant.

-- "Begin every endeaver with the end ever in mind."

View Dustmite97's profile

Dustmite97

430 posts in 1852 days


#4 posted 879 days ago

That is so cool! I am thinking of making a circle cutting jig for my band saw, it would make things a lot easier.

View MisterBill's profile

MisterBill

337 posts in 883 days


#5 posted 879 days ago

But how did he cut the initial “rough” circle?

View GaryL's profile

GaryL

1074 posts in 1462 days


#6 posted 879 days ago

I’ve done this when making about 35 restaurant tables years ago just starting with square blanks and raising the blade to start and then rotate. That was for 42” circles. this may not work for tighter diameters. It was quick but made a sawdust storm from hell even with dust collection hooked up to the saw. I now have a SharkGuard which would solve the storm problem now.

-- Gary; Marysville, MI...Involve your children in your projects as much as possible, the return is priceless.

View nobuckle's profile

nobuckle

1120 posts in 1392 days


#7 posted 878 days ago

Here is a link I’d like to share that discusses using a table saw to create circles. I hope it is helpful.

http://americanwoodworker.com/blogs/techniques/archive/2009/01/29/Tablesawn-Circles.aspx

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

View lou's profile

lou

340 posts in 2074 days


#8 posted 878 days ago

Great idea ,thanks

View josh's profile

josh

888 posts in 1201 days


#9 posted 878 days ago

this is great. Just be safe!

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

View Rembo's profile

Rembo

408 posts in 1582 days


#10 posted 878 days ago

Thank you all!
First saw off a jigsaw, but I think you can also use this device to do it on the band saw ..
Also thanks for the link. but a very different principle. In my case, do not raise and lower the blade every time.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase