routing a groove in a 12" round disc

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Forum topic by wiser1934 posted 04-12-2011 04:45 AM 882 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-12-2011 04:45 AM

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want to rout a 2” groove in a 12” piece of maple to hold crackers. center will hold a slab of cheese. any suggestions????? thanks

-- wiser1934, new york

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#1 posted 04-12-2011 06:31 AM

Watch the video from this page:


Make a pattern and then use a pattern bit.

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#2 posted 04-13-2011 03:42 AM

i would suggest using a plunge router with a circle jig

-- John, Long Island, NY

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#3 posted 04-13-2011 05:33 AM

I made something similar on a lathe. It was very easy. Of course, I have a lathe!!

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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