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FMG

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02-05-2012 10:49 PM

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Hey everyone, So I have enough lumber that is or will be scrap, unless… there is enough for off spring projects of lager ones.
I am planning on making a chisel hammer and a marking gauge.
I want to know if anyone knows where to get the brass hardware and pins for the marking gauge? Any help or advice is appreciated.
Thanks again,
FMG

-- FMG- Woodworking is 90% mental the other half is physical


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JAAune

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#1 posted 02-05-2012 11:04 PM

I tend to buy brass from McMaster-Carr. They have high prices but are very convenient.

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#2 posted 02-05-2012 11:08 PM

I just made a marking gauge and I found the brass hardware at Home Depot.

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paratrooper34

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#3 posted 02-05-2012 11:38 PM

FMG, I used brass from a couple of junker marking gauges. Took all the brass off and made the new wood pieces. I have them listed with the process in my projects. I am sure I paid much less for the junkers than I would have paid (if I could have found) new pieces. Old ones are always on Ebay for next to nothing.

Good luck!

-- Mike

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FMG

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#4 posted 02-07-2012 03:34 AM

Thanks Guys! I’ll be heading to depot and ace hardware tomorrow. Thanks paratrooper i’ll take a look

-- FMG- Woodworking is 90% mental the other half is physical

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