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Blog entry by FlanelLover posted 07-23-2010 12:16 AM 1265 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello, I was in another woodworkers shop the other day, and he had these little metal clamps that would clamp onto a metal ruler so you could draw a straight line on a round object. Does anyone know what they are called or where I could get them.

Thank You



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#1 posted 07-23-2010 12:46 AM

Were they trammel points?

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#2 posted 07-23-2010 12:54 AM

Sounds like trammel points

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#3 posted 07-23-2010 01:06 AM

a straight line on somthing round , sounds weird
I wuold use a sheet of paper and wrap it around and follow the line the paper create

Dennis

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#4 posted 07-23-2010 01:10 AM

yep

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#5 posted 07-23-2010 02:57 AM

Did the clips look something like this?
http://toolmonger.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/12/stairgaugeslj.jpg

Stair framing clips to fit your framing square, available at just about any hardware store

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