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Quick set and release marking gauge

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Project by Wimpi posted 04-08-2014 09:42 PM 2603 views 30 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A little project that I made from small scraps of plywood glued together, a small piece of some dark wood (probably teak), a nail and a washer, sharpened like John ‘ibuildit’ Heisz did in his video: http://www.ibuildit.ca/Workshop%20Projects/Shop%20Tricks/tricks-12.html.
Fun to make and works even better than I expected.
Thanks foor looking.

Wimpi

-- The longest distance to be seen between two objects, is the shortest





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Bluepine38

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#1 posted 04-08-2014 10:02 PM

Thank you for the link Wimpi, I see you made yours special to you with that quick clamp method. Very nice
looking marking gauge, that will be easy to make and use. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#2 posted 04-08-2014 10:18 PM

Favorited, I may try that using some hardwood cutoffs

-- - Terry

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#3 posted 04-09-2014 12:01 AM

Great use of the scraps, nice looking tool

-- Norman

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#4 posted 04-09-2014 02:17 AM

Now dangit that’s clever, I really like this one.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#5 posted 04-09-2014 04:14 PM

Slick design. Thanks for sharing

-- Patrick's work shop

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#6 posted 04-10-2014 12:04 AM

Very cleaver design. I do like it.

-- RusticJohn

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#7 posted 04-10-2014 06:59 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed Wimpi. Well Done. Thanks for Posting.

Rick

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