Designed for reliable, accurate layout and measuring. Finely machined nuts run cleanly and quickly to secure legs exactly to dimension. 8" size is perfect for general bench and lathe work. Legs are...
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- Designed for reliable, accurate layout and measuring
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The original “Lignum vitae” (Guaiacum) is Latin for “wood of life”, and derives from its medicinal resin used to treat a variety of medical conditions from coughs to arthritis, and chips of the wood can also be used to brew a tea. Lignum vitae is one of the numerous durable, hard, and dense woods referred to as ironwood. On the Janka Scale of Hardness, which measures hardness of woods, lignum vitae ranks highest of the trade woods, registering at 4500 lbf.
Not worth the money
I wanted these to use while turning but the points are sharp and dig into the wood as it is being turned. I've tried rounding over the points but the legs have a strange profile and rounding over doesn't work either. Save your money and buy calipers some place else. I'm still looking.
Calipers are Great
Ordered them online and was pleased when they arrived. I think they are well built and will last me pretty much forever.