a marking knife for the heck of it

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Project by norwood posted 01-01-2010 07:52 AM 2542 views 4 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have had a few days off between Christmas and new years and have hidden myself in my shop as best I can from friends and family I have been thinking of making some boxes from some oak panels I got from some cabinet makers I was working with they had scraps and extra they didn’t want. In order to make the boxes ” haven’t started them yet ” I wanted a marking gauge when I made the blade for it I had extra so I made a second blade and used it to make a marking knife it took longer for the epoxy to harden than I had expected cold weather I guess

-- of all the things Ive lost in life i miss my mind the most

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#1 posted 01-01-2010 09:17 AM

Should work. Most glues and epoxy need 45*F or above to work.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#2 posted 03-03-2010 09:38 PM

Hide in your shop from family and friends?
Lemme know if you succeed!

-- Keep your fingers where the knife blade aint.

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#3 posted 03-12-2010 08:06 AM

YES! Love this.

-- "Unless workmanship comes to be understood and appreciated for the art it is, our environment will lose much of the quality it still retains." -- David Pye

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