Flush cutting saw and height gauge

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Project by Vagabond55 posted 04-01-2011 07:38 AM 3805 views 10 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two small handy tools.
The flush cutting saw is very handy to cut off plug head without scratching
a surface since the bottom side of the saw is flattened using polishing stone.
The depth gauge sold for tire groove measurement can measure
up to only 25mm. To cover this limitation to usable height gauge , I have attached
x and z axis movement with sliding dovetail.
I made these two about a year ago and found very useful.

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#1 posted 04-01-2011 12:36 PM

Very clever, thanks for sharing,

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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#2 posted 04-02-2011 11:43 AM

very cool jigs

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of all inventions

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#3 posted 04-03-2011 01:57 AM

thank´s for sharing :-)


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#4 posted 04-06-2011 02:46 AM

Could you post a pic of the bottom of the saw? Is the blade raised a bit???

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#5 posted 04-06-2011 07:37 AM

The bottom is completely flat.
I simply polished the bottom side of the saw blade using
diamond polishing stone then glued to the block.

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#6 posted 05-16-2011 12:05 AM

Magnificent piece congratulations.

-- Brazjuca guarapari Brasil. All worth it when the soul is not small. (Fernando Pessoa)

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