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marking gauge swap (Gaugeswap)

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Project by Jeff82780 posted 06-30-2013 12:20 PM 1009 views 1 time favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the marking gauge I made for G. Matheson in the marking gauge swap. Its made from ambrosia maple and coated with BLO and wax. Hope you enjoy it G. Matheson. Thanks for looking.

-Jeff





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steliart

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#1 posted 06-30-2013 12:26 PM

Looks great, niceee

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#2 posted 06-30-2013 12:47 PM

Nice gauge.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#3 posted 06-30-2013 01:26 PM

Nice, Jeff. That’s a pretty similar style to the one I made. Don’t forget to add the tag gaugeswap so that it shows up with all the other ones.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#4 posted 06-30-2013 01:32 PM

Very nice Jeff. Excellent job

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#5 posted 06-30-2013 01:33 PM

Nice tool. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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#6 posted 06-30-2013 02:36 PM

Unique design,nice work.

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#7 posted 06-30-2013 02:42 PM

Thanks Jeff. It’s a great little gauge I can carry around in my apron (or pocket until I get an apron) so I won’t have to look around the shop for a gauge anymore. It fits my hand great and should get lots of use

-- Greg in Ontario, Canada

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#8 posted 06-30-2013 03:30 PM

Nifty idea using that knife blade : )

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#9 posted 06-30-2013 05:07 PM

Nice!

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#10 posted 06-30-2013 06:51 PM

Well done, Jeff! The ambrosia maple is gorgeous.

-- "My concern is not whether God is on our side; my greatest concern is to be on God's side, for God is always right." Abraham Lincoln

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#11 posted 06-30-2013 08:44 PM

Nice job, Jeff! +1 to the Ambrosia Maple, and I like the compact design.

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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#12 posted 07-01-2013 01:16 AM

Great work Jeff!

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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Hammerthumb

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#13 posted 07-01-2013 11:12 PM

Great job Jeff. Similar lines to the one I made for you. I like it!

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#14 posted 07-03-2013 05:05 PM

Thanks everyone for the kind comments

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#15 posted 01-19-2015 07:23 PM

I saw much nice done but this one it seems more balanced gravitational and more practice.

-- The first time was wood, peoples and tools just a consequence!

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