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Round table top made from 4×4 only

Jakedaddy | Posted in General Questions on

My wife wants a round dining table. She wants the table top itself made of 4×4’s only. I have complete blue prints on how to assemble it properly. What I need is advice on the type of saw. I don’t know of any jig saw or the like that has a long enough cutting blade to cut completely through a 4×4. Only saw I know of that can cut wood that thick is a table saw, which would leave me with hours of sanding. Please advise.

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  1. rocket190 | | #1

    Sounds like you need to find a bandsaw.

  2. davidmeiland | | #2

    I would make a rough cut with a jigsaw, then use a router to trim it. I would either make a full size template and use a pattern bit, or use a trammel arm to swing the router. You are going to need to invest in some router bits to do this cleanly. http://www.amazon.com/Bosch-T744D3-7-Inch-Wood-Blade/dp/B000H7GZBY

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