Make A Wood And Brass Panel Gauge
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By: Bob Rozaieski Learn how to work with brass and make an indispensable tool for hand work.Wood and brass panel gauge.If you rip your stock on a table saw, your uses for a panel gauge are limited.If you make your rip cuts with a band saw or hand saw, however, a panel gauge is an indispensable tool.
Its usefulness really shines when you need to mark out multiple wide panels to the same width such as the sides of a carcass or the shelves of a bookcase.You can use a ruler and straightedge to perform this task, but the panel gauge is more efficient and precise.
Panel Gauge Requirements I built a simple panel gauge 10 years ago.But after years of use, my old, poorly designed gauge is starting to get a bit worn and loose, affecting its precision and usability.I considered buying a new one, but there are few commercial options available and each has at least one shortcoming that I wasn't willing to accept.
So I decided to build one.My new panel gauge needed to meet several requirements.First, the beam should be at least 28″ long to allow marking out case sides up to 24″ deep....