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Project by Marek posted 09-10-2012 04:06 PM 2354 views 17 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This marking Gauge was made from brazilian jatoba, the finishing is just polished.
I made it at home in my shop.

-- I like the precise work...





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Dusty56

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#1 posted 09-10-2012 04:39 PM

Brazilian Cherry , aka Jatoba…..one of my favorite woods . Nice gauge : )

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

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Oldtool

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#2 posted 09-10-2012 05:09 PM

Nice marking gauge. I like the sliding dovetail.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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whitewulf

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#3 posted 09-10-2012 06:40 PM

The blade block, made in different depths for mortise gauge. I mean two blades wit block in middle

-- "ButI'mMuchBetterNow"

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jack1

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#4 posted 09-10-2012 09:13 PM

Nice.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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Routerisstillmyname

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#5 posted 09-11-2012 03:31 AM

Very nice design.

-- Router รจ ancora il mio nome.

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#6 posted 09-11-2012 06:19 AM

A dovetail with a function … nice :-)

Dennis

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racerglen

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#7 posted 09-11-2012 12:25 PM

Nice work !
So would this doorstop I made a few years ago from a Brazilian
pallet be Jatoba do you think ?

The pallet was for sheet granite used at a countertop shop my son worked at.

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

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Mauricio

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#8 posted 09-11-2012 05:03 PM

very nice.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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racerglen

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#9 posted 09-12-2012 10:06 AM

And I’m sorry, I didn’t mean any hijack of this realy nice piece of work.

-- Glen, Vernon B.C. Canada

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Rob

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#10 posted 09-18-2012 10:04 PM

This looks great! I’d like to make a similar panel gauge. Thanks for the inspiration.

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