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    Yet another hack :


    I hijacked a nice oyster knife I found by chance in a store to make a wood scriber for a right handed woodworker.
    I simply reground the stainless steel blade to make it sharp, and single edge, in order to be able to follow a ruler or a square for instance.

    Here are the anthropometric pictures :



    On the following picture, you can see I left the left side flat.
    Notice the little bee, this cheap oyster knife was probably a Chinese forgery of a famous French knife trademark (Laguiole)





    Example, with a square, scribing the edges of a tenon on endgrain ...

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    Thanks Christophe! I've added your Scriber to our Metalworking and Measuring and Marking categories, as well as to your builder page: Christophe Mineau's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


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    Hi christophe. Great knife what is a anthropometric picture?

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    Quote Originally Posted by capainleeward View Post
    what is a anthropometric picture?
    I also curious to know... Nice job...

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    Hi , sorry, probably a bad translation from French,
    you know, this kind of photos, with face, profile, ...


    It is what the three first photos reminded me, but it's a bad joke...
    sorry about that.
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    Hi Christophe, Yes a good explanation, Thanks. :O)


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