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    Lightbulb Ruler Marking Gauge

    How to make a Ruler Marking Gauge


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    Thanks Mazay! We've added your Marking Gauge to our Marking Gauges category,
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    I like process 'milling' slots for scale and the friction strip, creative idea for simple precision fitting. I'm thinking replicate design in steel for sheet metal layouts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Toolmaker51 View Post
    I like process 'milling' slots for scale and the friction strip, creative idea for simple precision fitting. I'm thinking replicate design in steel for sheet metal layouts.
    Why not use aluminum instead of steel
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    Good idea and thanks for posting it. Bonus points for no annoying music.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Frank S View Post
    Why not use aluminum instead of steel
    I think I would use Delrin for mine. Slides easy and doesn't mark your work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by high-side View Post
    I think I would use Delrin for mine. Slides easy and doesn't mark your work.
    For what I do usually just using a tri square will work just fine


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