|Blog series by Rob Drown||updated 01-13-2013 10:30 PM||3 parts||4854 reads||6 comments total|
These are the “french style” similar to the ones that Bob Rozaieski, http://www.logancabinetshoppe.com/ demonstrated on his podcast.
I am building 4 marking gauges and a small panel gauge. Two of the marking gauges and the panel gauge are for me. One gauge is to be a gift and the last gauge is to be sold and the proceeds donated to our woodworking club’s toy building program. I am going to build the French style from PWW. Bob Rozaieski’s podcast and incorporate improvements from the smokum youtube video. Thanks for providing so much good info. So far I have selected some walnut that I was given. It ha...
I ripped two long strips of walnut and the rounded them with a spoke shave. The spoke shave really works fast. It is the first time I have used one on hardwood. The veritas one I have is great!! Now I’m chopping the wedge mortise one #5. You can’t reall see it but there is a retangular hole in the side of the gague. The round waste dowel is to minimize blow out as the mortise is chopped.