Here’s a picture of what my wife got me for Christmas… this gift was based on advice from Steve Ramsey's video for the spouses of woodworkers on gifts. Great Big Thanks to Steve!!!! (BTW, Steve’s Blog site Woodworking for Mere...
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Location: Urbandale, IA
Still a novice woodworker, but making progress... man... I gotta get a heater for this garage!
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Here’s the prototype of my golden divider, made with 1/8” tempered hardboard. It’ll do for now, but I have plans to make this from something a little nicer… The longest legs on this one are 11 3/8” long, so it̵...
Ultimately, my goal with all this mathematics was to figure out how to design an accurate 3-arm proportional divider like the one posted by David. Please visit his blog post for more information and links. The first step was to understand the G...
A couple of peoples’ questions prompted me to make the equation from my last post a little less general so using it might be a little easier…
Proportional Dividers - Golden Section and Generalized #2: Proportional Divider (4 arms) - General Equation
Ok, while I’m messing with the Golden Ratio and mathematics, I thought I’d also try to figure out how to make a simple cross beam proportional divider. It’s been a while since High School Geometry, so I had to go back and reprove...