Wood Ruler

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Project by EthanV posted 06-05-2013 08:16 PM 1378 views 5 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This oversized ruler will record the height of my son. we plan to record his height each year on his birthday. My family did this on a door frame when I was a kid but when we moved we had to leave the door frame there for obvious reasons.

I used a 1×8 pine board and carved out the numbers and lines with a 1/2” chisel. It was a simple project but one worth sharing.

-- Woodworking is a lifestyle choice

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#1 posted 06-05-2013 09:16 PM

Nice project!!!

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#2 posted 06-06-2013 03:43 PM

So much better than marking the door frame or those flimsy paper things!

-- God bless, Candy

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#3 posted 06-07-2013 09:12 PM

Cool giant ruler! It looks way better than the plastic and paper ones. Great job!

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