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Forum topic by jumbojack posted 02-25-2017 12:22 AM 633 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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02-25-2017 12:22 AM

I inherited a pattern makers tool box that had already been gone through. These some measuring devices and a hand plane or two were still there. Do any of you know what they are and used for.

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#1 posted 02-25-2017 12:26 AM

I suspect they are trammel points, for scribing circles & arcs

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#2 posted 02-25-2017 12:55 AM

Yep I now see you are correct. I cut a piece of cherry 1”x 1/4” and slid them on. You pinch the ends to position.
Thanks.

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#3 posted 02-25-2017 04:17 AM

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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#4 posted 02-25-2017 04:25 AM

nice trammels.

I have a set that fits on a 1/8” steel bar. Wood wood
work too but I have such a bar in my stuff.

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#5 posted 02-26-2017 01:27 PM

Way cool

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#6 posted 02-26-2017 01:54 PM

Now that you know, rather useful in my mind.

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