Down and dirty circle-maker

For laying out circles where the exact radius isn’t critical, I like to use a scrap of perforated hardboard. Drive the tip of a brad into the center of your workpiece, then slip the hardboard over the brad. Place your pencil tip in the hole closest to the radius of your desired circle and give it a spin!
—Sheryl Munyon, WOOD® magazine

 

Tip of the Day

Just flip and rip with this thin-strip tip

As I was making the thin-strip ripping guide from the November 2008 issue of WOOD®... read more