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Bandsaw Circle Cutting Jig This jig enables you to cut perfect circles of almost any diameter with your bandsaw.The size of your circles will be limited only by the length of the arm.With this jig you will be able to cut toy wheels or table tops, efficiently and easily.
With a heavier pin inserted, you will also be able to cut blanks for turning bowls or hollow vessels.Dimensions aren't important for this project, except in fitting the jig to your bandsaw.For my platen (the flat top of the jig), I used the 1" thick side of an old computer table.
Cut the platen Position the platen on the bandsaw table, set the fence (about 6" should be adequate), and feed the platen half way into the saw blade.Then, with the saw turned off, I clamped the platen in position, and from underneath the band saw table, used an awl to scribe the outline of the table on the bottom of the platen.
With the platen now clamped face up on my bench, and using a standard dovetail bit, I routed a 5/8" wide slot across its opening in 2 passes.Then, I routed a 1/4" wide slot in the dovetail slot...