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Marking Guage Swap 2013

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Project by ShaneA posted 06-30-2013 11:44 PM 2164 views 4 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made three gauges for the swap. I sent a Walnut one to Matt (Only Just Me). The design is based off the ones at Hamiltontools.com. The blades were bought from there as well. The other inserts, screws and bits all came from McMaster Carr. These are my first attempts at gauges, so I wanted to keep it pretty simple. Hopefully Matt will like it. The other gauge it a combo of Mahogany and Walnut. I am not sure I worked the proportions out like I wanted it to be, but it was just a practice attempt/prototype.

Thanks for looking.





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#1 posted 06-30-2013 11:46 PM

They’re awesome Shane!

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#2 posted 07-01-2013 12:00 AM

Those are some sweet gauges.

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#3 posted 07-01-2013 12:02 AM

nice work Shane. But I’d expect no less.

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#4 posted 07-01-2013 12:03 AM

I like ‘em, nice work Shane

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#5 posted 07-01-2013 12:04 AM

Great job, Shane!

And these from the guy that kept saying how bad his were going to be. (insert eye roll here)

-- In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Thomas Jefferson

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

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#7 posted 07-01-2013 12:15 AM

Thanks guys, you know I like to set the bar low.

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#8 posted 07-01-2013 12:19 AM

Very attractive!

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#9 posted 07-01-2013 12:43 AM

They came out beautifully Shane.

It’s always a pleasure to see your work. Great stuff.

-- ~Tony

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#10 posted 07-01-2013 12:58 AM

Well done Shane….they all look great…

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#11 posted 07-01-2013 01:11 AM

great work Shane you set the bar very high

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#12 posted 07-01-2013 01:21 AM

Awesome, Shane!
Just as expected. :)

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#13 posted 07-01-2013 01:49 AM

What a sandbagger! Very handsome gauges there Shane!

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

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#14 posted 07-01-2013 02:03 AM

very nice! I want to make one now
new favorite!

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#15 posted 07-01-2013 02:55 PM

Nice !!

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