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Project by Mike posted 05-19-2022 04:45 PM 869 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So my best man is an engineer and he doesn’t have a good set of calipers. The box is made from hard maple and walnut.

The box was made using a CNC to carve the lid and clean out the walnut.

The base has a piece of open cell foam to prevent the calipers from sliding around.

The lid will have an engraved plate with his name on it.

-- look Ma! I still got all eleven of my fingers! - http://www.lepelstatcrafts.etsy.com - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCppWfrYGXCr5lm9uW-Fpqqw





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LesB

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#1 posted 05-19-2022 05:30 PM

Nice gift.

A good friend gave me a caliper many many years ago and I use it all the time. I did have to supplement it with a metric one a few years ago. Making conversion calculations was a nuisance.

-- Les B, Oregon

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#2 posted 05-19-2022 07:51 PM

Nice!

-- The only thing not measured in my shop is time

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Eric

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#3 posted 05-19-2022 08:44 PM

That’s is a wonderful gift, and well done.

-- Eric, building the dream. the "Loft"

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#4 posted 05-19-2022 09:32 PM

Nice gift. Box looks well made.

-- Ron

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#5 posted 05-20-2022 01:00 AM

That is a great gift for an engineer.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#6 posted 05-20-2022 01:12 AM

The lid is a fine piece of wood. Good gift idea.

-- Dave, Vancouver, WA & Tucson, AZ

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#7 posted 05-20-2022 02:57 PM

Very nice! I’d even sit (or stand) thru a wedding for a gift like that.

-- Phil, Missouri, http://www.HarmonyHeartwood.com

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