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263587 "yorkshireman@y..." <yorkshireman@y...> 2017‑10‑16 Re: Another project question
> On 14 Oct 2017, at 19:01, Maddex, Peter  wrote:
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> Question for assembled glooterati, I can't think of hand tool way to cut a
circular dado to make a lazy susan like in the lamp base.

What a good question!

carve it - if you insist on doing it in situ.  Make up a cutter to be mounted in
a trammel head to do the nicking, then follow with a chisel to remove a veneer
depth - repeat.

Or, you could rearrange the design a little 
Build up the base using a solid bottom, a piece with a circular hole the outside
diameter, and a circle the inside diameter.  Use the material cut out to form
the hole to form the disc.  The grain will match.  Glue together.   All done
with saws, and maybe a shaped block for abrasive to smooth off the curves.   No
burn marks.  No jigs to make.  No earmuffs needed.


Richard Wilson
Northumbrian Galoot

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