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My take on other projects I’ve seen here…the splurge on this jig was for the $4 ruler. I probably over spent. With better planning you can make a much short version. The magnets on the bottom prevent it from tipping.
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#1 posted 04-09-2014 09:15 PM
looks like money well spent!
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#2 posted 04-09-2014 10:07 PM
Nice! Should it be a height gauge? :)
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#3 posted 04-10-2014 12:22 AM
Great to have a gauge to measure the actual movement of the blade rather than the wheel that says you went so far!!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#4 posted 04-10-2014 01:49 AM
Great job! They call it a depth gauge because it measures the depth of the cut.
-- Spudhogg Woodworks
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#5 posted 04-10-2014 01:59 AM
Maybe a width gauge since it’s sideways?
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#6 posted 04-10-2014 05:22 AM
You beat me to it Rick!Depth or height depends upon what you are using it to measure; depth of cut or height of blade.
-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"
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#7 posted 04-10-2014 06:24 AM
Try It! You might get to like it! ;-}
OH! Your Answer? See spudhogg’s answer.
-- Hope Everyone Is Doing Well! .... Best Regards: Rick
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#8 posted 04-10-2014 12:12 PM
Depth. What a concept. It’s normally vertical. Please figure out how to rotate your photos… You’re smart enough.
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#9 posted 04-10-2014 02:36 PM
Damn that’s a good idea! I’ve never thought of that before. I need to make one of those ASAP
-- If you love what you do, you'll never work a day in your life
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#10 posted 04-10-2014 07:45 PM
That’s as stands is actually a height gauge,used to tell the exact height of something from the base up to the top or distance being measured if not all the way maybe say to a given height line or in this case the height setting of a saw blade .A depth gauge goes internally into something like a bowl or box being cut on a lathe and it tells you how deep you have drilled or cut so as not to go too deep I hope this helps. Alistair
-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease
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