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Blog entry by andyboy posted 01-16-2012 10:55 AM 4611 reads 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Her are some processes I used to make a marking gauge that locks with a wedge. The timber is NZ Black Maire and Australian Blackwood.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.



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daltxguy

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#1 posted 01-16-2012 11:09 AM

Awesome! You may it look easy with the use of all those handtools :)
Looks great though. I appreciate you spending time showing how you shaped the jigsaw blade.

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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Nighthawk

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#2 posted 01-16-2012 11:39 AM

Awesome…. I remember making one in school 25 years ago… but of course I have forgotten how I made it… lol

Thanx

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ... http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz

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captferd

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#3 posted 01-16-2012 02:01 PM

Handy tool. Thanks

-- CaptFerd

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nobuckle

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#4 posted 01-16-2012 04:31 PM

Thanks for posting this Andy. There are some cut offs out in the shop that are just dreaming of becoming a marking gauge. I’d better not let them down.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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StumpyNubs

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#5 posted 01-16-2012 04:34 PM

I really enjoyed that! Thanks for posting!

-Jim; aka “Stumpy Nubs”
(The greatest woodworking show since the invention of wood is now online!)

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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Julian

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#6 posted 01-16-2012 07:00 PM

I enjoy watching all your videos. It’s much easier to make something once you see how it is done.
Thanks.

-- Julian

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DocSavage45

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#7 posted 01-16-2012 07:14 PM

Andy,

Thanks. I liked your shop sander. lol
Looks like the 16 inch planer is a heavy duty tool. Walking around the bicycles. :)

Shows me it is your skill and not the precision power tools.

Nice end product!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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TheOldTimer

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#8 posted 01-16-2012 09:28 PM

’’’’’’Going to have to try one, another great video from you guys down under. Keep them coming.

-- TheOldTimer,Chandler Arizona

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bluesmarky

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#9 posted 01-16-2012 11:17 PM

Nicely done. I especially like the spider running away when you crank up the bench grinder

-- bluesmarky..........................................."If you're here & I'm here, doesn't that make it our time?"

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Dwain

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#10 posted 01-18-2012 09:23 PM

Thanks for the video, it’s great. How’s the dust collection coming on that planer?

-- When you earnestly believe you can compensate for a lack of skill by doubling your efforts, there is no end to what you CAN'T do

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Marty Backe

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#11 posted 01-19-2012 06:15 AM

Enjoyable video. You make me want to try my hand at making one.

Hey, I thought you only made silent woodworking videos (at least this is the first one where I heard you talk). I prefer talking movies ;-)

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andyboy

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#12 posted 01-19-2012 07:05 AM

It takes a little time to get used to your own voice Marty. It is good practice for me to talk. If you only Knew how many takes I did on” The stem is 200mm x 20mm x 20 mm” rrrgggggg! All good. Thanks for the comments Guys.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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rikgn

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#13 posted 01-24-2012 09:05 AM

Thanks Andy, I believe you just saved me some money. Nice Job!!

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