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Marking gauge (wheel) - Gramil (rueda)

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Project by Marpintero posted 328 days ago 1771 views 9 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first marking gauge. The stock is guayubira (Patagonula americana) and the beam palo blanco (Calycophyllum multiflorum).
The washer is made of steel, so the blade is longer sharp. Unfortunately did not get a smaller diameter washer.
Not yet used it, when put to the test will update information regarding their ease of use or not.
Later put the construction process on the blog. It’s amazing the amount of things that need to be resolved to do something as simple …
Greetings.

Mi primer gramil. Cuerpo de guayubira (Patagonula americana) y varilla de palo blanco (Calycophyllum multiflorum).
La arandela es de acero, para que el filo tenga mayor duración. Lamentablemente no conseguí una arandela de menor diámetro.
Aún no lo usé, cuando lo ponga a prueba actualizaré información respecto a su facilidad o no de uso.
Más adelante pondré el proceso de construcción en el blog. Es increible la cantidad de cosas que es necesario resolver para hacer algo tan simple…
Saludos.

Martín

Video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uLpwZpTZQjA

-- Our lives are marked and bound together by concentric rings. Martín - Argentina





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lew

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#1 posted 328 days ago

Beautiful, Martín!

I love the simplicity of the clamping design.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Marpintero

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#2 posted 328 days ago

Thanks Lew. I saw the clamping design in a german magazine.

-- Our lives are marked and bound together by concentric rings. Martín - Argentina

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Ken90712

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#3 posted 328 days ago

Nice work…. Great tool…..

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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BigMig

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#4 posted 328 days ago

I also love the design. perhaps a replacement for the wingnut – made from wood with a threaded insert.

Nice job! I’m curious to know how the steel wahser works.

Amo a su modelo. Quisas un otro parte por el wingnut de madera y con un threaded insert.
Buen trabajo. Estoy curioso sobre el arandela de acero y si sear duro. Perdoneme porque no conozco muchas palabras especiales de woodworking.

-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA

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Marpintero

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#5 posted 327 days ago

Thanks Ken.
Mike, I cant find a threaded insert in my contry, but is a great idea. In this gauge, the steel washer is secure, dont spin. You may to roll the tool a little during the marking. I think the whell can spin in the markings gauges avaliable in the market (your market, in my country nothig is avaliable, in terms of quality hand tool). Thanks for your interest.

-- Our lives are marked and bound together by concentric rings. Martín - Argentina

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Marpintero

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#6 posted 327 days ago

Thanks to all for the Daily Top 3.

-- Our lives are marked and bound together by concentric rings. Martín - Argentina

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fernandoindia

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#7 posted 327 days ago

Hi Martin, congrats on the top 3.

Nice design.

As to inserts check Buloneria Moyano

Av Bartolomé Mitre 320, 1603 Villa Martelli, Buenos Aires
Teléfono:011 4760-9686

Take care

-- Back home. Fernando

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WayneC

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#8 posted 327 days ago

Very nice.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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Marpintero

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#9 posted 326 days ago

Hola Fernando. ¿Cómo van tus cosas? Gracias por el dato, en un principio pensé que era una cargada… jajaja, Moyano… Un abrazo.

Thanks WayneC. I like your signature.

-- Our lives are marked and bound together by concentric rings. Martín - Argentina

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KOVA

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#10 posted 326 days ago

HERMOSO GRAMIL MARTÍN!!!!!!
YO NO LO USARÍA PARA NO ARRUINARLO JAJAJAJAJAJAJAJA

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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eldiegoefe

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#11 posted 318 days ago

Muy buenos tus proyectos Marpintero. Saludos desde Paraná. Recién me integro a esta comunidad y me alegro de encontrar gente de acá, así puedo preguntar cosas medio regionales, jaja, Saludos!

-- eldiegoefe, Argentina

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KOVA

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#12 posted 318 days ago

BIENVENIDO ELDIEGO-F :-)

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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Marpintero

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#13 posted 317 days ago

Gracias Diego. Encantado de ayudarte. Buscá que somos muchos compatriotas en la comunidad.
Esperamos pronto empezar a ver tus trabajos, mucha suerte!

-- Our lives are marked and bound together by concentric rings. Martín - Argentina

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Parsimonia

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#14 posted 316 days ago

Como se dice, forma sige funciona? Esto es una hierramiento que parece funciona bien, y bonito tambien. Lo mejor de dos mundos.

Bien trabajo.

-- More Ideas than Time.

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Marpintero

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#15 posted 316 days ago

Thanks Parsimonia, very kind. And yes, function and form go hand in hand.

-- Our lives are marked and bound together by concentric rings. Martín - Argentina

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