LumberJocks

Gauge Swap

  • Advertise with us
Project by Marcus posted 07-01-2013 10:56 PM 852 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Gauge Swap
Gauge Swap No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

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.





11 comments so far

View Brandon's profile

Brandon

4145 posts in 1734 days


#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"

View Marcus's profile

Marcus

1083 posts in 802 days


#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.

View waho6o9's profile

waho6o9

5422 posts in 1360 days


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

That’s a fine marking gauge my friend.

View Brandon's profile

Brandon

4145 posts in 1734 days


#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"

View JayT's profile

JayT

2757 posts in 994 days


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

Looks great, Marcus!

-- "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

View Don Broussard's profile

Don Broussard

2222 posts in 1034 days


#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!

View bondogaposis's profile

bondogaposis

2846 posts in 1134 days


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

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

-- Bondo Gaposis

View Don W's profile

Don W

15752 posts in 1350 days


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

well done.

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

View Mauricio's profile

Mauricio

6945 posts in 1934 days


#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

View stan3443's profile

stan3443

212 posts in 1058 days


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

great looking gauge, simple is very ellegant

-- If your not supposed to have hair on your face......why does it grow their

View terryR's profile

terryR

3683 posts in 1091 days


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

Looks great, Marcus. I like the contrasting woods.

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

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase