needed a compas for scribing

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Project by mcgyver posted 04-19-2013 09:40 AM 1288 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I needed a compass for scribing cabinets to a curved wall. I couldn’t find one that would lock at the stores. This one will lock an stay locked. Still want to do some modifcations on it but it worked.

-- Mcgyver

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#1 posted 04-19-2013 12:26 PM

Necessity is the mother of invention! I’ll borrow your great idea, if you don’t mind ;-)

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#2 posted 04-19-2013 12:48 PM

Nice job and good design

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#3 posted 04-20-2013 12:50 PM

thanks took about an hour to make. kelly the modification i want to make is a small o ring around the pincle holder side. split the compass leg to make the pincle ajustable as it is now when you sharpen the pincle the points get off.

-- Mcgyver

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#4 posted 04-20-2013 04:10 PM

Best thoughts,

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

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#5 posted 04-22-2013 03:38 PM

Great idea on that practical and functional tool. Well done!

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#6 posted 04-22-2013 04:00 PM

Nice tool and you did a good job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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