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Re: [Shop-talk] cove (or 'dish') style cut on a piece of wood.

Subject: Re: [Shop-talk] cove (or 'dish') style cut on a piece of wood.
From: Paul Parkanzky via Shop-talk <>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2018 15:21:58 -0500
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How precise does it need to be? Could you draw a circle and then
attack it with a wood carving bur?


On Thu, Dec 13, 2018 at 2:40 PM eric--- via Shop-talk
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> I'm making a piece of furniture that needs to have a rounded 'dish' cut into 
> it.  Like a cove cut on a board, but just in a circle.  Think of a change 
> plate where there is a bowl cutout on a board.
> The cut would look like if you had a table saw blade about 1/2" out of the 
> table, then put a piece of wood straight down on it and twisted it in a 
> circle.  I know that wouldn't work (and would be HUGELY unsafe.)
> Here is an image of the cut I am trying to make (there are two of them on 
> this valet..
> Anyone know how to do that?  I can only find ways to make a cove lengthwise 
> in a board.    The piece isn't small enough to put in a lathe (but I thought 
> about making an insert, and that is my last resort, but I would rather not do 
> that.)
> Thanks in advance!
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