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Woodturning Depth Gauges

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Project by Glen Peterson posted 01-05-2014 09:41 PM 1363 views 13 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I love shop made tools and have wanted some depth gauges for my turning projects. These are based on a design I found online posted by a fellow named Dolan Brown from North Carolina, thanks. The larger is 13×1 3/4×1” and has a 3/16” brass rod that’s 10” long. The smaller is 6×1 x 1” and has a 1/8” rod 6” long. The finger screws go into threaded inserts. The bodies are cherry and the knobs are ipe. Depth gauges similar in size to the small one are sold by a well known turner for $60.

-- Glen





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captbbrooks

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#1 posted 01-05-2014 11:03 PM

WOW I’m looking at my next project!!! Great job and thanks for sharing.

-- Brian Brooks, Maine

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#2 posted 01-06-2014 12:14 AM

Wow, that is really cool and very well made. Great job and thanks for sharing

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#3 posted 01-06-2014 04:10 AM

Great job! I too like shop made tools!!

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#4 posted 01-06-2014 09:41 AM

Nice work, I made a couple of those also, I was surprised to learn how often I used them.

-- Vince

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#5 posted 01-06-2014 08:57 PM

Nicely executed. Favorited for future build.

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