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I made a Fibonacci gauge from some very rare free pallet wood :-) and also rediscovered the therapeutic value of using your no 6 Stanley plane.
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#1 posted 07-07-2012 08:42 PM
Nice one George! What rare metal did you use for the “hinges”? LOLJim
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#2 posted 07-07-2012 09:19 PM
JimThe hinges are these screws used for scrapbooking or filing. I couldn’t find them in brass, only aluminum so I sprayed them gold. Why settle for brass when you can have gold :-) LOL
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#3 posted 07-07-2012 09:45 PM
Pardon my ignorance, but what is a Fibonacci gauge ? I am thinking it is related to Fibonacci numbers ?
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#4 posted 07-07-2012 10:22 PM
Hi MCI also only recently learned about a Fibonacci gauge here om LJ’s. It is basically a design tool to help you design projects according to the golden rule. The following link gives a good explanation about this (better than I could explain). The You Tube video there explains it quite nicely. Also take a look at Mafe's project.
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#5 posted 07-07-2012 10:22 PM
Fibonacci gauge on youtube
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#6 posted 07-08-2012 10:20 AM
Thanks George. I found them in brass (faux gold!) on that famous auction site.Jim
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#7 posted 07-08-2012 08:10 PM
Nice work George ,turned out well and will come in handy for proportions and layout.
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