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Circle Cutting Jig

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Project by RickRinger posted 254 days ago 6803 views 12 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife has been wanting me to make a lazy susan for her mother’s dinner table. I wasn’t able to find a good way to cut out a clean circle until I found the video to make this jig on the American Woodworker YouTube channel located here:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H59G5bMrqRo

I was amazed by its simplicity and his simple directions on how to make it. I wanted to share this with fellow Lumber Jocks in hopes that it may help them too. I’m posting several pictures of my jig and my Craftsman Bandsaw that I got recently on Craigslist. I REALLY love this saw. You’ll be able to see a picture of a finished circle that I cut with it. Thank you for viewing.





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Withers

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#1 posted 254 days ago

wow great jig Rick! i was just thinking about ways to cut a good clean circle this will definitely help me out. great stuff

-- If you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life

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Hawaiilad

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#2 posted 254 days ago

And just when I am getting ready to make a couple lazy susan’s. I was going to make a jig using a jig saw but would much rather use the band saw. Thanks for sharing the link

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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#3 posted 254 days ago

Nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 254 days ago

Thank you for sharing! I just watched the video you referenced, think I’ll build one for my shop now!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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jaysonic

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#5 posted 253 days ago

thanks for the post! much appreciated!

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