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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.

-- I GIVE UP!!!! I've cut this @!&*!% board 3 times.... its still too short!





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Dusty56

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#1 posted 1647 days ago

Awesome : ) thanks for posting your project : )

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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nmkidd

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#2 posted 1647 days ago

Neato! Cheaper than buying one and probably just as accurate.

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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#3 posted 1647 days ago

Cool gauge

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stefang

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#4 posted 1647 days ago

Well done. Very useful.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 1647 days ago

Very nice and welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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hootr

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#6 posted 1647 days ago

good job, goes into my todo list

-- Ron, Missouri

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#7 posted 1646 days ago

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.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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drfixit

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#8 posted 1646 days ago

The plans was in a magazine, if anyone wants it, i can scan it and email it to you

-- I GIVE UP!!!! I've cut this @!&*!% board 3 times.... its still too short!

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cstrang

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#9 posted 1646 days ago

Yeah, I saw the magazine and I am planning on making one myself, it seems like a nifty tool

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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Dusty56

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#10 posted 1646 days ago

I’d like a copy of the plans , please and thank you . Send them to Dusty56 at comcast.net thank you : )

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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mikethetermite

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#11 posted 1633 days ago

Great idea.

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.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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Nselimis

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#12 posted 1568 days ago

Neat tool Thanks for sharing

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