Making a Marking Gauge

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Blog entry by A Slice of Wood Workshop posted 10-12-2015 12:56 PM 1790 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Using up some scrap and creating something useful for the shop. A marking gauge is a great tool to have in any shop.

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#1 posted 10-12-2015 03:04 PM

Where is the picture

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#2 posted 10-12-2015 03:39 PM

What did you use for the marker/cutter? I saw in the video where you cut a small piece of metal but I couldn’t tell if it was a nail, jigsaw blade or something else.

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#3 posted 10-12-2015 03:52 PM

I used a finishing nail. Predrilled a hole about 3/4” from the end and tacked the cut nail in. No glue though incase I need to replace it.

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