Handy little gadget

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Review by SchotterWoodworking posted 02-04-2011 02:18 AM 2996 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I picked this up to keep for cabinet installation (scribing filler panels and scribing strips). For less than $20 you get a handy little gadget that stays with me every time I do layout. The arm is articulated like a human finger and very easy to adjust. It seems solid enough for every day cabinet installs for the commercial folks and has all the niceties that the artisan craves in layout tools. Inexpensive, practical, go for it!

Bonus points for a built in pencil sharpener!

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#1 posted 02-04-2011 02:59 AM

i also recently picked up one of these handy lil buggers. they are indeed very handy and would recommend them to any woodworker.

happy scribing Schotter woodworking!

-- "I don't cut wood. I machine it!" G.M. The wood machinest

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#2 posted 02-04-2011 12:09 PM

Got one for Christmas in 09. Love it, beats a standard compase hands down.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#3 posted 04-23-2012 12:46 AM

I have one too, maybe not 5 stars, but 4 and a half. I just feel like it could have been made a little better and the pin for using it as a compass should recess a little further, mine sticks out a little bit even when recessed as much as possible. But as for using it as a scribe it works great, a lot better then trying to use a compass.

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