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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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#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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#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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#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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#4 posted 12-01-2011 02:34 AM
Very nice! What did you use for the pins in the square?
#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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#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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