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265837 Bill Ghio <bghio@m...> 2018‑05‑15 Big square
I am traveling so don’t have access to my big square but I found pics. User made
and looks to be about two feet.


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265871 Ed Minch <ruby1638@a...> 2018‑05‑19 Re: Zig Zag rule shortage

Beautiful job and nice wood selection.  If you are still looking, I found a firm
that makes water slide decals to order like this:


Let me know if  you want their info

Ed Minch
265877 Bill Webber <ol2lrus@v...> 2018‑05‑19 Re: Big square - Mine's bigger... and smaller
The slots in the tool chest are too unique to have hope of finding the 
missing tools in the wild.  These shop-made squares will do as place 
holders.  I liked the blade detail on Bill Ghio's square so I 
incorporated something similar.


These are the slots to be filled.


I'm not certain they all held squares, but they do now.



The other end of the big one.


There are 10 squares in this section of the tool chest.  Four are 
original and marked J. Hilton, two others came with the chest and I made 
the remaining four.  The small ones are ebony and brass. The big one is 
from 20-year old cherry.  It is 32+ inches long. It will get a finish 
when the flood waters recede.

Thanks to folks that helped with my design/decision process.

Bill W.
Nottingham, PA
Woodworkers visit me at http://bi
265881 Claudio DeLorenzi <admin@d...> 2018‑05‑19 Re: Big square - Mine's bigger... and smaller
As with all my temporary jobs, no doubt these will be "permanently"
  Actually, in terms of geologic time, all our work is temporary, init?
 I've got an old metal roofing square that actually disassembles for flat
toolbox storage.  A couple of tiny dog point set screws firmly hold the
parts together as I recall.  Haven't seen it in a long time so I'm not sure
where I put it, but if I find it I'll post a few pictures.
  I think it was made in the 1940's or thereabouts.  Anyone else have one
of these?
Cheers from Waterloo

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