Cutting Gauge

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Project by mwill87428 posted 07-31-2015 09:35 PM 1549 views 7 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first attempt at making a cutting gauge. Maple and walnut with brass inlays and stainless knob.

-- Max

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#1 posted 07-31-2015 11:17 PM

good looking tool. looks like a keeper.

-- Don, North Carolina, Working full time at retired.

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#2 posted 07-31-2015 11:42 PM

That looks very nice. What did you make the blade out of? That doesn’t really look like walnut… is it sapwood?

-- Allen, Colorado

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#3 posted 07-31-2015 11:56 PM

The Blade was made from a piece of 1/16” O1 steel. Yes, it was a piece of Walnut scrap i had laying around the shop.

-- Max

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#4 posted 07-31-2015 11:57 PM

Very nicer done with clean lines….I like it.

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#5 posted 08-01-2015 02:17 AM

I think it was all well said. Elegant tool!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 08-01-2015 05:08 AM

Awesome work.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 08-01-2015 06:05 PM

I like. Any more homemade tools in your cupboard?

-- Brendon, Ireland

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#8 posted 08-01-2015 07:17 PM


-- Nick, Virginia,

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#9 posted 08-02-2015 05:47 AM

It’s very sofisticated. Real professional tool.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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