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Concept Ideas using SketchUp #7: How to make a vernier scale with SketchUp to use on jigs

01-23-2018 07:36 PM by George_SA | 1 comment »

I am busy with a wooden toy Dump Truck. The jig that I’m planning for cutting the treads in the wheels requires a measurement scale. The first jig that I designed in SketchUp makes use of a digital vernier attached to the jig. However, I found with my Digital Height Gauge that going digital is a great idea in theory. In practice however digital is quite fiddly. The main problem is that the adjustment mechanism doesn’t match the readout precision. It is like trying to adjust inc...

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