routing a groove in a 12" round disc

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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 1205 days ago

Watch the video from this page:


Make a pattern and then use a pattern bit.

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#2 posted 1204 days ago

i would suggest using a plunge router with a circle jig

-- John, Long Island, NY

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#3 posted 1204 days ago

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

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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