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Project by lumberdog posted 11-27-2012 03:21 PM 1683 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My first marking gauge made out of apricot wood.

-- Lumberdog.. Morley, Michigan





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#1 posted 11-27-2012 04:08 PM

Nice!

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#2 posted 11-28-2012 01:57 AM

Nice work, nice gauge.

-- "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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#3 posted 11-28-2012 03:34 PM

Now I want to make one.

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#4 posted 11-28-2012 05:21 PM

You made a nice good looking tool that will be very useful!

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#5 posted 08-29-2016 07:31 PM

A homemade marking gauge is on my list of to-dos, but I always get hung up on what to use for the “marking” part—is that a finish nail that I see? How does that work for you—is it sufficiently sharp across grain?

Also—it adjusts by a friction-fit wedge—is that right?

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