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The difference

John in NM
An oval generally does not have a formula. Put succinctly, its what you get by eyeballin' it.

An ellipse has a specific formula that can be defined and followed to repeat the pattern and to change its size or shape.

I've seen a router jig years ago (similar to the one in Dick's post) that made an ellipse. I think it was in an old old Rockler catalog, before they were Rockler.... can't remember what company they were then.

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