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Marking Gauge

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Project by D. B. posted 03-24-2018 10:47 PM 1005 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Today I made a layout marking gauge, a simple style with one arm. I think hard wood will be more durable, so I am using a small piece of walnut. (At least I think it is walnut.) These first pics are the basic cuts and assembly. Then it was on to planning the surfaces smooth, chamfering the edges, setting the thread socket, and finally adding the blade. Learning as I go…





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#1 posted 03-25-2018 02:23 AM

Very Nice Work & Well Done! Thanks for the Info also!

Rick

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#2 posted 03-25-2018 01:49 PM

Looks good … Kudos!

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#3 posted 03-25-2018 03:20 PM

Looks good. Reminds me I really need to get one of these made for myself.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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