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I made these two squares after seeing an article in shop notes. They are made from brass and cocobolo and finished with tung oil. The larger square is 12” and the smaller one is 4”.
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#1 posted 06-01-2013 04:11 AM
Very nicely done.
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#2 posted 06-01-2013 04:51 AM
Beautiful work! What’s with the profile on the end? Often I use the square end of the rule. Is it just decorative?
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#3 posted 06-01-2013 08:03 AM
Nice job, I really like these. I saw this article and thought about making them as well. Its on the list, LOL Very nice.
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#4 posted 06-01-2013 09:53 AM
Well done! They have that old time look.
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#5 posted 06-01-2013 03:05 PM
Biff I use the end of my adjustable squares all the time but since these are not adjustable it didn’t matter to me about the end. In the article they were cut like this so I wanted to try it just to work with the brass. I use these squares to mainly set up tools and blades. Thanks for the comments.
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#6 posted 06-01-2013 05:45 PM
Very nice!On my list.
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#7 posted 06-01-2013 09:52 PM
Very nice indeed, I like the end look.Must try and find that article.
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#8 posted 06-05-2013 06:50 PM
I’ll take one please. looks great.
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