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Walnut Circle Scribe

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Project by Tyler posted 767 days ago 1455 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My brother and I made this circle scribe today because I always needed one and never had it. We decided to go fancy with some scrap walnut. It’s a simple design but works very well. The inlay (spelling?) you see is actually walnut, also; it’s just the side grain instead of the darker end grain. I needed it there because I screwed up… who’da thunk it? haha I sawed all the way through the sliding part instead of half way, but I’m glad it happened that way. Critiques welcome… thanks for looking!

-- Tyler- Montandon, PA ------ "It aint broke, it just needs fixed!"





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 767 days ago

Really nice circle scriber. You can use any length bar so it is infinite in size! Thanks for sharing!!........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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majuvla

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#2 posted 767 days ago

Nice and simple

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 767 days ago

I like it. I really need to make one as well.

-- --- Richard Jackson

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Dusty56

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#4 posted 767 days ago

Nice : )
How is the pencil adjusted ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Tyler

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#5 posted 767 days ago

Oops… I forgot to include that picture. I just used a set screw in the end, although the plan said to mount a jay hook on the side.

-- Tyler- Montandon, PA ------ "It aint broke, it just needs fixed!"

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Dusty56

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#6 posted 767 days ago

good enough , thank you : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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kiefer

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#7 posted 765 days ago

Very nicely made tool .
I love it .

-- Kiefer 松

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BigTiny

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#8 posted 761 days ago

Nice job. My shop teacher called this sort of thing a beam compass. Extremely useful items.

Paul

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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