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Panel Gauge in Mahogany and Brass

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Project by Timothy M. Shead posted 1122 days ago 3147 views 17 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Panel gauge in African mahogany and brass, built entirely with hand-powered tools as part of the Hand Tool School curriculum. See more at http://shead-custom-design.com/projects/panel-gauge





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Transition

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#1 posted 1122 days ago

Good Job! Nothing like using or making hand tools. And this gives me an idea… My son loves making circles with my protractor. I bet I could rig up something similar to what you have here, only probably not as nice.

-- Andrew, Orange County, CA - www.TransitionTurning.com

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michelletwo

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#2 posted 1122 days ago

this is a wonderful panel gauge. I made one years ago from scrap, and it works, but a panel guage as beautiful as this, would make the job sooo much easier on the eyes! Great job!!

-- We call the destruction of replaceable human made items vandalism, while the destruction of irreplaceable natural resources is called development.

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bko

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#3 posted 1121 days ago

This is stunning! Great work!

—Brian

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SgtSnafu

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#4 posted 1121 days ago

That is a great looking tool – Will be very handy..

Thanks for sharing

-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC

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#5 posted 1121 days ago

Sweet !!!

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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Bertha

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#6 posted 1121 days ago

Gorgeous! I’m wondering why you didn’t add a brass face to the slider. You’re clearly skilled in brasswork and I’m certain you had a reason. Maybe aesthetic? Maybe that feel of wood on wood? It’s glorious.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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Timothy M. Shead

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#7 posted 1121 days ago

Thanks everyone, for your encouragement. Bertha: the brass on the face is there, it just isn’t obvious. See http://tshead.zenfolio.com/p639011399 for some additional images.

Many thanks,
Tim

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DVB

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#8 posted 1120 days ago

Tim

Great project. As a fellow Hand Tool School member it’s cool to see how other members constructed their projects. I just finished up my Roubo build so this is coming up on the agenda. Great work

Dave

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Bertha

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#9 posted 1120 days ago

Ha! Tim, you’re way ahead of me!
Whoa! It’s WAY nicer than I even thought. Fellas, go to that link above.
It’s fantastic!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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