Laundry progress

There’s nothing like putting a 430 mm hole in an expensive bit of wood to get the heart pumping. Lacking a 2 foot wide hole saw, I broke out the jigsaw. But these are notorious for making wobbly, wonky cuts.

Enter the diy jig!


I found a bit of board and popped holes in the right places.


Screwed it to the foot plate of the saw


Screwed the board to the centre point of the hole to be and around we went…


Success! It’s not perfect, but much better than I could have achieved freehand.

This is another testament to the usefulness of a box of screws rescued from an old fax machine:


After sanding, this is the trial fit:


Next step: varnishing.


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