Shop Tips / Techniques

Circle Cutting Jig

Simple jig allows you to cut perfect circles with a band saw

In theĀ Great Book of Woodworking, the Editors of Skills Institue Press demonstrated how to make a Shaker-style Candle Table. The project required you to cut a perfect circle.

While there are commercial jigs to cut perfect circles with a router or a band saw, attached are plans for a shop-made jig to use on a band saw.

With a little planning you could make one for the scroll saw as well.

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Circle Cutting Jig