Luigi's Outside Table

This puzzle appears on page 80 of Diabolical Brainbenders.

You'll see Luigi's table has a hole for an umbrella in it, but it's off to the side. The challenge is for Chainsaw Charlie to cut the table top into TWO pieces (no more!) and then re-assemble them so the hole is in the exact centre.

Of course Truffles gives an answer in the book, but ALEX SURTEES from Leeds found another solution and here it is:

You'll see Alex just cut out a rectangle and turned it round - very neat! But can YOU find Truffles solution? Clue - Alex's answer needs four straight line cuts, but Truffles' answer only needs two straight line cuts.

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