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Project by joejt posted 324 days ago 663 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this little bowl using a circle-cutting jig on the bandsaw.
Start with a 6” X 6” square of 8/4 or thicker material. Re-saw a thin slice off the square and save so it can be re-attached as the bowl bottom. Tilt the bandsaw table approx. 10○, cut the largest circle possible from the 6” square. Re-set the circle jig to cut the next circle about 1/4” inside the first circle. The entry cut will be glued shut later. The result of the second cut will be a bowl shape. Sand away the saw marks. Re-attach the bottom, trim and sand. Apply finish and enjoy! If you like, you can continue this procedure with the piece cut out of the middle and make nested bowls.
Note: this was made as part of a bandsaw demo. It shows techniqes for resawing and basic bandsaw box logic. Also included methods for accurate machine setup, and how to make and use a versatile and simple circle jig.

-- joejt





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cajunpen

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#1 posted 324 days ago

Cool looking little bowl. Should serve you well to hold that candy. Nice job.

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#2 posted 320 days ago

Cool technique and it makes a pretty bowl. Well done!

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Silverhill

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#3 posted 123 days ago

Nice!

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