A jig for rounding turning squares

Rounding turning squares 1

Before turning narrow pieces, such as chess pieces or dowels, between centers, it's easier on the workpiece (and the woodworker) to knock off the four corners, making the square spindle into an octagon. This simple guide clamps to your bandsaw table to do the job.

Franklin Zia and Arthur Mendel, Richmond, Calif.

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