No Maths Measuring Tool

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Project by Bricofleur posted 05-18-2013 02:30 PM 5884 views 40 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two sticks hinged at one end and divided by arbitrary sectors provide maths free measurements.

As shown, divide a workpiece in four equal parts, for three hooks as example, by setting the 8 values of the tool on the corners of the workpiece, then take measurements between the two 2 values with a stick or a compass divider and apply four equal parts to the workpiece accordingly.

More photos and all construction details on this page of my blog.

Hope it could help!



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#1 posted 05-18-2013 02:58 PM

this is SUPERB serge

very practical
as all you tips and help give us

thank you

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#2 posted 05-18-2013 03:06 PM

Interesting Idea serge thanks for sharing another great tip.

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#3 posted 05-18-2013 03:21 PM

You are true inspiration.

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#4 posted 05-18-2013 04:04 PM

thanks Serge ,as always very useful tips

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#5 posted 05-18-2013 10:38 PM

Thanks, guys. I’m very happy about it. It should be handy once in a while!



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#6 posted 05-20-2013 05:07 PM

Hello Serge

Another very usefull jig

Please don’t be so productive. We don’t have any time to use all your ideas !!!

Thanks for sharing

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#7 posted 05-21-2013 12:21 PM

love it! :)

-- I played with Legos as a kid and I never had the part I thought I needed, so I learned to improvise. Now I'm an engineer with a woodworking hobby.

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#8 posted 05-22-2013 12:30 AM

Nice trick, Serge!

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#9 posted 05-25-2013 12:57 PM

Super, Simple, and simply, super, Serge

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