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Project by jap posted 288 days ago 984 views 4 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this gauge for http://lumberjocks.com/DonBroussard as part a a Shop-made Tool Swap on the forum. The knobs are designed for use as drawer knobs. The notch on the back is for a pencil. The last picture is of my prototype gauge from ipe.

-- Joel





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bondogaposis

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#1 posted 288 days ago

Really nice little gauge, I like it a lot.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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Don Broussard

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#2 posted 288 days ago

A really nice gauge, Joel! Solid, accurate, sharp knife. Thanks again!

-- 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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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 288 days ago

Nice gauge. Beautiful wood you used, too!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!!

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JayT

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#4 posted 288 days ago

Nice job, jap. I like the pencil notch, might have to retrofit that feature on ones I’ve built.

-- "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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HillbillyShooter

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#5 posted 288 days ago

Very nicely done—simple but quit elegant as a result of design and beautiful wood choice.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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kiefer

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#6 posted 288 days ago

nice one

-- Kiefer 松

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Don Broussard

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#7 posted 288 days ago

@JayT—On the almost duplicate marking gauge I made for you, that I made for myself, I included the pencil notch on the back end of the beam as well. You certainly won’t offend me if you rasp out a little notch on your purple heart beam for a pencil notch.

-- 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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Bsmith

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#8 posted 288 days ago

Great looking gauge. Must have one.

-- Bryan

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Don W

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#9 posted 288 days ago

I like the fold up idea. Nicely done.

-- There is nothing like the sound of a well tuned hand plane. - http://timetestedtools.wordpress.com (timetestedtools at hotmail dot c0m)

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Schwieb

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#10 posted 287 days ago

Beautiful tool. I hope you will sign and date it for future generations.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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