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Tip: Making Fine Layout Lines Clearly Visible

06-19-2015 05:19 AM by DeLayne Peck | 5 comments »

For precision I like to use a pencil with a fine tip to mark cuts lines. When working with dark colored wood and some grain patterns, not to mention aging eyes, I frequently lose the mark. So it’s back to the bench to measure again and find my mark. I’ve found that a dash of white chalk solves the problem. Chalk the line first, pencil your cut line on top. It also puts an end to all the one piece at a time “Run and Cut It.” Now I sit at my bench, concentrate on groups of project parts, and go cut the pile. Or, go back the house, take a nap, and cut it tomorrow!

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