marking gauge

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Project by RMP posted 1401 days ago 1401 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

my first attempt at one of these, made from mahogany and brass. this was my first time with brass also. over all length is 10 1/2 in. i loved working the brass, can’t wait to do some more. hope u guys enjoy. thanks…..

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#1 posted 1401 days ago

looking great
ceep up the good work on tools
nothing is better to use than a homemade tool

thankĀ“s for sharing

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Muhamad Sara

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#2 posted 1401 days ago

Awesome gauge! I always like to make my own tools when I can so maybe I’ll give this a try once I am more experienced.

-- -Muhamad, Chicago,IL

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#3 posted 1400 days ago

Very nice looking marking gauge. Well done.

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#4 posted 1400 days ago

That’s a very nice shop made tool. Congratulations

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 1400 days ago

Thats a great job you have done.
And this will be one of your favorite tools I’m sure.
Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Bob Kollman

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#6 posted 1398 days ago

Nice, I keep looking at them in the store….to cheap to pay. Good project for me. Good job mister!!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#7 posted 1398 days ago

Wow really well done. If I could advise you try to make a knife edge to the marker rather than a plain round needle.looks great though well done I feel like making one myself now.LOLAlistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#8 posted 1373 days ago

Very nicely made : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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