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Shop made tools #1: Saddle square

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Project by BasHolland posted 10-11-2012 07:15 AM 5670 views 12 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just showing some of the shop made tools I made.
Used wood is mahogany and cherry. Inlaid with a brass strip.

Thanks for watching and comments are welcome.

-- Bas, Holland





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TRYPHON974

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#1 posted 10-11-2012 07:24 AM

That’s a cute little tool

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mafe

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#2 posted 10-11-2012 09:03 AM

Love it.
That is a tool one will love to use.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#3 posted 10-11-2012 10:45 AM

Nice tool, what is the purpose of the brass strip? I could understand it on an edge as a wear surface, but in the center of a face puzzles me.

-- Fine Custom Woodwork since 1978

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#4 posted 10-11-2012 10:47 AM

Nice tool to look at, and a nice tool to use. Just added it to my ‘to do’ list. Thanks

-- From such crooked wood as that which man is made of, nothing straight can be fashioned. Immanuel Kant

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Mip

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#5 posted 10-11-2012 05:24 PM

I’m going to try and make one of these. I’m with Wdwerker, what is the purpose of the brass strip? It doesn’t look like it wears on anything. Looks nice though, and good job of letting it in.

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BasHolland

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#6 posted 10-11-2012 09:51 PM

Thans for all the comments.
The purpose of the brass strip is just decoration .
I thought it would look nicer .

-- Bas, Holland

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#7 posted 10-12-2012 03:01 AM

Saddle Squares are handy tools yours looks great.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#8 posted 10-13-2012 12:57 AM

Nice looking tool and well constructed .
That brass band is the wedding band that makes it yours for life .

-- Kiefer 松

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