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Marking Gauge for 489tad Gaugeswap 2013

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Project by jordanp posted 07-01-2013 05:12 PM 1413 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the marking gauge I made for 489tad, It is made from Tzalam and Granadillo (Red Cocobolo)
with a 1/4” Brass inlaid in to the rail. Seeing all the gauges made for the swap is really Awe inspiring.. Great work guys, it has truly been a humbling, fun and educational experience!.

2013 Marking Gauge Swap

-- J. Palmer Woodworks - Rockwall TX -I woke up this morning thinking “man, I really hope someone posted some soul scarring sh*t on LJs today.” -- - Billy





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Brandon

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#1 posted 07-01-2013 05:15 PM

This is a very nice gauge, Jordan. The shape of the fence reminds of a whale!

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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Don Broussard

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#2 posted 07-01-2013 05:24 PM

Really like the shape and the brass inlays. Nice job!

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#3 posted 07-01-2013 05:51 PM

very well done.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.net

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#4 posted 07-01-2013 05:56 PM

Great work, Jordan.

-- "Good judgement is the result of experience. A lot of experience is the result of poor judgement."

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#5 posted 07-01-2013 06:50 PM

Nice marking gauge Jordan!

” it has truly been a humbling, fun and educational experience”
Well stated my friend.

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#6 posted 07-01-2013 06:51 PM

Excellent work, I agree with Waho, can’t say it much better myself

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com

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#7 posted 07-01-2013 08:58 PM

Really nice gauge. Good work.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#8 posted 07-01-2013 10:42 PM

Very nice. Was your recipient left handed? or is it reversible.

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#9 posted 07-02-2013 12:58 AM

Not sure if he’s right or left handed but it should work either way..

-- J. Palmer Woodworks - Rockwall TX -I woke up this morning thinking “man, I really hope someone posted some soul scarring sh*t on LJs today.” -- - Billy

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#10 posted 07-02-2013 03:29 PM

So far I only used it with my right hand. There are way too many jokes for that one Hammerthumb :) Great gage, thanks again Jordan.

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

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#11 posted 07-02-2013 05:59 PM

Love the turned knobs, great job!

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

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#12 posted 07-02-2013 07:37 PM

Way too many possibilities for Pun’s there Don..

Thanks Mauricio, I wish I could say I turned them myself but my lathe isn’t setup as of yet..

-- J. Palmer Woodworks - Rockwall TX -I woke up this morning thinking “man, I really hope someone posted some soul scarring sh*t on LJs today.” -- - Billy

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