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Project by Marcus posted 07-01-2013 10:56 PM 789 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Not the prettiest, but I just can not work with metal (I guess im a wood snob). Works pretty dang well though, tried it out on a drawer I was working on.





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#1 posted 07-01-2013 11:27 PM

Is that a wheel-gauge blade on the end? Also, love that maple—it’s a beautiful gauge!

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#2 posted 07-01-2013 11:36 PM

Yeah, its a round gauge blade. I fought trying to make a home made blade out of all sorts of materials, but failed miserably. Went to Woodcraft and they had those in stock for $3 i think. sold.

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#3 posted 07-01-2013 11:48 PM

That’s a fine marking gauge my friend.

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#4 posted 07-01-2013 11:52 PM

I love those wheel gauges because they don’t drag. I never thought of putting one on a traditional gauge, but I think it’s an excellent idea.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#5 posted 07-02-2013 12:07 AM

Looks great, Marcus!

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#6 posted 07-02-2013 02:16 AM

She’s a beauty, Marcus.

-- 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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#7 posted 07-02-2013 02:23 AM

Looks great to me, I’d have it in my shop any day.

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#8 posted 07-02-2013 12:00 PM

well done.

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#9 posted 07-02-2013 05:49 PM

Pretty cool gauge man.

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

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#10 posted 07-02-2013 08:54 PM

great looking gauge, simple is very ellegant

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

Looks great, Marcus. I like the contrasting woods.

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