Marking Gauges

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Blog series by Rob Drown updated 01-13-2013 10:30 PM 3 parts 5718 reads 6 comments total

Part 1: 4 almost ready for finish, now to mortise the two holes on the fifth one.

01-13-2013 09:08 PM by Rob Drown | 3 comments »

These are the “french style” similar to the ones that Bob Rozaieski, demonstrated on his podcast.

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Part 2: Marking Gauges

09-29-2012 04:29 PM by Rob Drown | 0 comments »

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...

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Part 3: Beams

01-13-2013 10:30 PM by Rob Drown | 3 comments »

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.

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