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01-22-2017 03:52 AM

Hello all, I am new here and could use some help! I’m looking for a tool like this but having no luck! Any help would be appreciated!

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#1 posted 01-22-2017 05:38 AM

What is it?

-- - Crud. Go tell your mother that I need a Band-aid.

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#2 posted 01-22-2017 11:03 AM

It’s used to trace the outline of objects that don’t set flush to the surface of the tracing paper allowing you to make a more accurate trace.

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#3 posted 01-22-2017 11:23 AM

looks simple enough, why not make it?

-- nice recovery, They should pay extra for that mistake, Eric E.

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#4 posted 01-22-2017 12:11 PM

That’s what I’m probably gonna do. I’ve dug all through the net and doesn’t seem to be any out there!

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#5 posted 01-22-2017 01:06 PM

Probably as close as you’ll come today.

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#6 posted 01-22-2017 08:03 PM

Another “modern” version:


-- Jerry, making sawdust professionally since 1976

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#7 posted 01-22-2017 08:58 PM

Jerry that looks like it might work, I’ll give it a look! Thanks

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#8 posted 01-23-2017 03:02 AM

Then there’s this thing...

And I built almost exactly what you described above using a block of wood, slanted hole for pencil, and a vertical “ruler” with a “sharp” edge. It was actually a strip of acrylic with a taper ground on the scribing edge to align with the pencil point. It is a bout 12” tall for larger turnings etc. Don’t have a picture but could get one if you’re interested.


-- Dan Krager, Olney IL All my life I've wanted to be someone. I see now I should have been more specific.

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#9 posted 03-01-2017 04:09 AM

Linoleum underscribe marker

-- occasional musings on my blog:

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#10 posted 03-01-2017 04:16 AM

Simple scribe works well and it’s around 10.00 USD

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