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How to Cut an Octagon on a Table Saw

A mathematical formula and a jig can help create a perfect octagon. Use these steps to make a jig that guides a table saw to rip off the corners of a square piece of wood.

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Materials

  • hardwood
  • plywood
  • screws
  • work piece

Tools

  • drill
  • table saw
  • framing square

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