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Mahogany & Walnut marking gauge

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Project by olegahg posted 12-27-2012 03:22 AM 2607 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My plastic Stanley marking gauge broke, so I decided to build my own.





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#1 posted 12-27-2012 03:31 AM

Beautiful marking gauge.

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#2 posted 12-27-2012 03:32 AM

Thank you, a1Jim

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#3 posted 12-27-2012 03:43 AM

Looks like a great tool. The wooden screw is fantastic, and the brass looks nice. What are you using for the cutter?

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#4 posted 12-27-2012 03:46 AM

thank you. I am using an allen wrench. I might change it to a blade later.

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#5 posted 12-27-2012 04:34 AM

really nice, an allen wrench huh?

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#6 posted 12-27-2012 04:40 AM

Thanks, yeah.

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#7 posted 12-27-2012 11:37 AM

Nice tool, and pretty too.

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#8 posted 12-28-2012 01:37 AM

Nice job. How did you thread the wood screw?

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#9 posted 12-28-2012 01:44 AM

Thank you. My uncle has a wood screw threading kit.

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#10 posted 12-28-2012 02:46 AM

Very nice! How did you attach the brass to the wood?

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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#11 posted 12-28-2012 02:48 AM

Thank you. I used epoxy

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