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Blog series by mpmitche updated 01-04-2011 04:50 AM 2 parts 4073 reads 11 comments total

Part 1: Mostly done

12-18-2010 10:46 PM by mpmitche | 11 comments »

I’ve been working on building a Roubo try square that was in an article by Christopher Schwarz. I saw the layout square in the new magazine and it referenced this one. I went ahead and picked up the plans which helped a bunch on a few of the details. Here is the progress so far. The material is cherry, 3/4” handle, 1/4” blade resawn with my diston rip saw. Everything was done with hand tools and all that is left is to make some dowels with my homemade do...

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Part 2: Pegged and finished

01-04-2011 04:50 AM by mpmitche | 0 comments »

A couple nights ago I picked up a birch dowel and glued in the dowel pegs on the try squre. A coat of oil/varnish last night and some paste wax tonight finished up this little project.

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