Mortice-Cutting Gauges

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Project by Derek Cohen posted 02-25-2015 06:21 AM 2729 views 15 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two recently completed mortice-cutting gauges.

One has replaceable fixed-width blades in a unique system …

The other uses adjustable cutters from Tite-Mark ..

A full description and details are in my article on my website:

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#1 posted 02-25-2015 11:36 AM


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#2 posted 02-25-2015 01:09 PM

Wow! Fantastic job. I really like the shape of both.

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#3 posted 02-25-2015 02:41 PM

Beautiful pieces of workmanship. I particularly like the “cassette” system you designed for holding the blades. I shall be copying if you don’t mind.

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#4 posted 02-25-2015 10:26 PM

Lovely. And both with your signature purposeful design and precision.

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#5 posted 02-25-2015 10:32 PM

Wow these are beautiful, particularly the infill spin gauge.

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