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Project by JaLatham posted 11-30-2011 05:51 PM 1529 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I make tools as I go according to what I need at the time. I made these from some scrap from a bookcase project.





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MasterSergeant

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#1 posted 11-30-2011 06:08 PM

necessity is absolutely the mother of invention, you proved it here;-D

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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Brandon

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#2 posted 11-30-2011 06:11 PM

Great work. I love that square particularly. Thanks for posting and welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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BTKS

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#3 posted 11-30-2011 11:14 PM

Great use for scrap! Not to mention the savings in buying new. Keep up the good work.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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Paxamime

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#4 posted 12-01-2011 02:34 AM

Very nice! What did you use for the pins in the square?

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JaLatham

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#5 posted 12-01-2011 05:37 AM

Thank you everyone.

The pins are just hardware store dowels.

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#6 posted 12-01-2011 09:24 AM

Scrap to treasure! Nice

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mpmitche

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#7 posted 12-01-2011 02:11 PM

I do the same thing when it comes to making some tools. Yours are wonderful, I really envy the panel gauge which is something I need but haven’t made yet.

-- Mike, Western New York

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#8 posted 12-01-2011 03:29 PM

What a great way to use up those scraps. It’s projects like these that cause most of us to hang on to every piece of wood we have. Thanks for the post.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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