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#1 posted 09-28-2010 02:21 PM
Can this be explained better?
-- Will trade wife's yarn for wood.
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#2 posted 09-28-2010 03:08 PM
Looks like the “Golden Ration” (see http://goldennumber.net/) ‘Phi’ divider/caliper. Very nice one I might add! Bamboo would make a real nice one due to its inherit stability and resistance to shrinkage, expansion and warping.I’m going to look for some for a Phi gauge of my own.
-- Dennis, WV
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#3 posted 09-28-2010 04:15 PM
GSG = Golden Section Gauge :: Plan is here http://goldennumber.net/images/goldensectiongauge.gif
Nicely done. Someone at goldennumber.net is selling a steel gauge for $250 or so, so for woodworkers this is the way to go!
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#4 posted 09-29-2010 05:12 AM
I use one of these when I do lay outs on my bowls. I did my first Hollow Form and was really please with the results.
Here is a pretty good demo of the tool
-- Robert, So Cal, My Turn or Yours.....
#5 posted 09-29-2010 06:22 AM
Thanks for all comments. And this you can :GSG
or Googling ‘Golden Section Gauge’ in images
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