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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 11-05-2018 02:28 AM 816 views 7 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a longer Fibonacci gauge for longer pieces in the lathe so I made this one that is 17 1/2” long.

It is made from Pistachio wood and has stainless steel points and brass pivot pins. I finished it with Danish oil and buffed and waxed the arms.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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#1 posted 11-05-2018 02:39 AM

Very Nice & Well Done Jim. You beat me. Mine are only 16” Long ..lol …

Rick S.

-- It is not necessary for Some People to turn OFF the LIGHT to be IN the DARK! (Ontario, CANADA)

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#2 posted 11-05-2018 02:50 AM

Very nice tool; should be useful too.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#3 posted 11-05-2018 03:56 AM

Very nice Jim !!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#4 posted 11-05-2018 05:32 AM

Really beautiful and exceedingly cool!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#5 posted 11-05-2018 07:20 AM

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#6 posted 11-05-2018 11:50 AM

Cool!

I really like the metal points idea!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#7 posted 11-05-2018 11:52 AM

What! no fractal designs! did you have a power blackout?

Obviously there is something really big to look forward to on the way! (possibly a really big wall hanging?)

A real craftsman’s masterpiece! well done Jim

-- Regards Rob

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#8 posted 11-05-2018 12:36 PM

This tool looks like it will perform well for you Jim. Looks professionally made not just a put together.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#9 posted 11-05-2018 12:39 PM

Very well done Jim, it looks professional quality.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 11-05-2018 12:46 PM

Well done, Jim. One of these has been on my list of projects I’d like to do for a very long time. I like the stainless points, especially. Congrats on your double top 3 for the day :)

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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#11 posted 11-05-2018 12:55 PM

Thank you all for the nice comments.!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#12 posted 11-05-2018 01:07 PM

Jim, this is a beautiful shop made tool and a great addition to your shop.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#13 posted 11-05-2018 01:37 PM

Very nice.. and useful too.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#14 posted 11-05-2018 02:19 PM

Beautiful as well as useful tool. Well done.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#15 posted 11-05-2018 02:25 PM

Never beard of one of tbese and do not know what one would use one for. But must be something i need too. Well done

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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