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The Click Rule, Great for Woodworkers, and the Visually Impaired

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Our good friend and veteran Mark Wilson sent in an image of a wonderful shop aid that he received from the fine folks at Hines VA Center For the Blind gave him, it's a click rule. And it is a wonderful measuring device that is used widely in the shops of the visually impaired, the measuring uses are endless with thsi hand little device and the construction, fit and finish appear to be top quality.


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ning-image-5350-23.jpegIf you look at it, it is a very robust and strong story stick. Seems like it would make a great addition to anyone shop whether you are visually impaired or not.


Here is a quote from Mark Wilson below.
"I thought maybe you and the guys might be interested in the click rule. The Hines Blind Center has given me them to help me measure. They are also handy to set router bit height and move the fence on the router table quickly in increments of 1/16" or more.
Also good on table saw setting fence but always remember if you measure from outside of blade add a 1/8" for kerf. Here's a website were they sell it but you maybe able to find it else where." Mark Wilson


Thank you Mark!!!! Great heads up man!


Also please don't forget folks, we are still in the middle of our Mark Wilson Project, Mark is our latest project where we are trying to out fit his shop with everything he needs to work wood, and become financially independent with his woodworking, click on the big red and white and blue banner at the top of our site that says "Click Here To See How You Can Help a Veteran Woodworker".
Have a wonderful week ahead all!


 



John Morris
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