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Height Guage I made using some left over uhmw plastic, some plexiglass, and a small stainless steel ruler…. turned out to be pretty darn accurate.
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#1 posted 10-17-2009 05:54 AM
Awesome : ) thanks for posting your project : )
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#2 posted 10-17-2009 07:57 AM
Neato! Cheaper than buying one and probably just as accurate.
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#3 posted 10-17-2009 07:58 AM
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#4 posted 10-17-2009 10:52 AM
Well done. Very useful.
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#5 posted 10-17-2009 12:25 PM
Very nice and welcome to Lumberjocks!
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#6 posted 10-17-2009 02:01 PM
good job, goes into my todo list
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#7 posted 10-17-2009 09:10 PM
This is a interesting gauge. I really enjoy seeing shop made tools. It is undoubtedly quicker to simply buy something to suit this need but it is hard to put a price on the satisfaction that comes from building one. I may have to give one of these a try. I have a couple of plexiglass offcuts that I had to keep which would work for something like this.
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#8 posted 10-17-2009 09:12 PM
The plans was in a magazine, if anyone wants it, i can scan it and email it to you
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#9 posted 10-18-2009 03:30 AM
Yeah, I saw the magazine and I am planning on making one myself, it seems like a nifty tool
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#10 posted 10-18-2009 06:08 AM
I’d like a copy of the plans , please and thank you . Send them to Dusty56 at comcast.net thank you : )
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#11 posted 10-30-2009 04:51 PM
I too would like to see a copy of the plans. You might also consider posting it on a blog with more detailed photos, or just add more photos to your project.
Thanks for sharing.
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#12 posted 01-04-2010 07:05 AM
Neat tool Thanks for sharing
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