Marking Gauges

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Project by Julian posted 04-10-2012 01:34 AM 2897 views 12 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made these marking gauges to help with a tool cabinet build. Design based on Steve Latta’s marking/slicing gauge
in an older issue of Fine WoodWorking Mag. The one on the right is for marking or slicing veneer. The center is for making a 1/16” groove for inlay. The one on the left is an extra.

-- Julian

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#1 posted 04-10-2012 01:43 AM

nice I like them

-- Nimkee** Joe

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#2 posted 04-10-2012 02:08 AM

pretty great looking tools.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 04-10-2012 07:51 AM

Really nice looking tools. What are the woods?

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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#4 posted 04-10-2012 07:53 AM

Too flash Julian! very nice!!!

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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#5 posted 04-10-2012 01:31 PM

Beautiful work Julian!

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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#6 posted 04-10-2012 01:54 PM

JR; made with maple. Two were stained with red mahagony and all coated with shellac.

-- Julian

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#7 posted 04-10-2012 07:54 PM

Very nice!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#8 posted 04-10-2012 08:07 PM

They are great, very clean execution. Love to have such in my possession.

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#9 posted 04-10-2012 09:15 PM

Nice! :)

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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#10 posted 04-11-2012 12:13 AM

Really nice looking!! What did you use for blades? Where did you get the brass thumb screws?

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#11 posted 04-13-2012 11:31 PM

Excellent work on these. The design looks great, especially the elliptical dowel shape.

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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#12 posted 04-24-2012 12:21 AM

The tools are great and but the finish on that table top looks greater.

-- Rodman

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