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Marking Gauge for 489tad Gaugeswap 2013

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Project by jordanp posted 07-01-2013 at 10:12 AM 984 views 1 time 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 at 10:15 AM

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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#2 posted 07-01-2013 at 10:24 AM

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 at 10:51 AM

very well done.

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

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#4 posted 07-01-2013 at 10:56 AM

Great work, Jordan.

-- "The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public's money." Alexis de Tocqueville, 1835

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#5 posted 07-01-2013 at 11:50 AM

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 at 11:51 AM

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

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN -- Stanley #45 Evangelist - www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods

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

Really nice gauge. Good work.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#8 posted 07-01-2013 at 03:42 PM

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

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#9 posted 07-01-2013 at 05:58 PM

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 at 08:29 AM

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 at 10:59 AM

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 at 12:37 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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