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Forum topic by BillSNY posted 10-19-2015 12:48 AM 557 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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BillSNY

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10-19-2015 12:48 AM

I bought this from feebay. It was listed as “INLAY TOOL PLANE ROUTER GROOVER LUTHIER & WOODCRAFT”. There isn’t any manufacturer or model number that I can see. Anyone know for sure what it is or who made it? It appears to be very precisely made and machined so I don’t think it was just made in someones garage. Any info would be appreciated.

Bill in NY


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#1 posted 10-19-2015 02:54 AM

I’m guessing it’s a tool that’s used to cut the binding channel for guitars. I’ve seen a few videos where the builder called the tool a scraper.

I don’t know who the manufacturer may be.

-- Nicky

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#2 posted 10-19-2015 02:57 AM

They look like parts from a machinist made height gauge – you’re missing the rule or scale that would have been inserted into the 3” piece plus the parts that connect the scale to the scribe points (which you have). Do an image search in google for “machinist height gauge” and you’ll find lots of examples.

-- John in Southcentral PA

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