# Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'gauge'

08-19-2013 04:13 AM by | 0 comments »

Don’t waste your money buying a marking gauge. Make your own gauge and use up some of those scraps in the shop. Please subscribe to my channel and share my videos. Click here to view video (videos still aren’t embedding).

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

03-09-2013 03:42 PM by | 6 comments »

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

## Huge Estate Sale - 300+ Planes!

01-22-2013 03:31 AM by | 2 comments »

This past weekend there was an estate sale in Ottawa, IL. The owner of the estate apparently was a huge tool collector, because there were more planes on sale there than I’ve ever seen in my life. For example, the owner had five No. 113s, at least five #12s, more block and bench planes than I could keep track of, and the ever elusive and ever-so-tiny Stanley #1. Since I’ve been looking for a few things, I figured I might as well make the 1:15 drive from Downers Grove and ...

## How to make a dovetail marking gauge

12-15-2012 05:43 AM by | 4 comments »

## For Fun projects #1: Golden Ratio Gauge.

11-01-2012 01:11 AM by | 1 comment »

So, I haven’t told you all this yet, but I’m a huge fan of Steve Ramsey at Woodworking for Mere Mortals. I was watching one of his videos and I noticed he made a Golden Ratio (or Phi) Gauge. This gauge is used to determine the proportions of an object so that it matches the Golden Ratio, which is considered a mathematical model for perfect beauty. I’m also a fan of Finite Mathematics. WARNING MATH CONTENT AHEAD! <math>Phi is a mathematical concept. It’s a cons...

## wedged marking gauge

01-16-2012 10:55 AM by | 13 comments »

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.

## Fibonacci At Any Scale

08-06-2011 05:02 AM by | 11 comments »

I thought it was about time I made myself a ‘Fibonacci Gauge’ and like most of us would I looked up on how everyone else did it. There were some great efforts made by fellow Jocks on the subject;David made a good crack at it http://lumberjocks.com/David/blog/1639so did FJPetruso http://lumberjocks.com/projects/37696and my good buddy Karson http://lumberjocks.com/projects/24528 Karson has his Excel spreadsheet for calculating gauges at any size. This is w...

## Height Gauge from Wood Magizne #1: Quick-and-easy height gauge

04-01-2011 03:35 AM by | 1 comment »

## Beads Box #6: Incra Style Box Joint Jig/Sled for the Table Saw (998SE)

12-31-2010 02:15 AM by | 5 comments »

While waiting for glue to dry I tackled the large drawer that will be faced with the mahogany/maple-stripe front. After the last project where I used dovetails for all the small drawer I wisened up (is that a word?!?) and went with box joint. My box joint jig is based on my Incra 998SE Miter gauge . The 1000SE comes with the flip stop which is very useful with 2 built in stops, and a micro adjustment which I use to sneak up to a perfect box joint fit. For added stability I also use the...

## Work(shop) in Progress #16: Incra 998SE Miter Gauge

08-20-2008 04:42 AM by | 11 comments »

So I am building a box frame using box-joints. I have my Incra 1000SE miter gauge setup with the stop block to cut the side pieces to length, and I’m all done with that. Time to cut the box joints. So I swap the blade on the table saw with my new (only used once before) Dado blade, I attach my homemade high fence for making box joints onto the Incra 1000 fence, and I’m ready to start cutting. If you’ve followed the details up to this point – you might have ...

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