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Hand tool tips and tricks #9: Alternate use for a wheel guage

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Blog entry by RGtools posted 03-09-2013 03:42 PM 1146 reads 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I am very partial to wheel style gauges. Not only do they leave a crisp lines but you can use them as an extended and delicate routing plane for all sorts of fine operations. Hear I am using it to get a hinge installed.

Try it out some time.

Ryan

-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan



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#1 posted 03-09-2013 09:16 PM

oldskool…like it…

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#2 posted 03-09-2013 09:18 PM

good idea!!

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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#3 posted 03-09-2013 09:45 PM

thanks :-)

Dennis

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#4 posted 03-09-2013 10:21 PM

Thanks Ryan, love these tips!

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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#5 posted 03-11-2013 08:08 PM

Sexyness.

-- ~Tony

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#6 posted 03-11-2013 08:52 PM

Cool.
Crisp photos!
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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