Tuesday, May 26, 2015

On the Level: Shop Project

I found this level at a yard sale.  The brass plate was black from tarnish, and the finish on the oak body was dirty and peeling.  So, I cleaned it up.

It was clearly a high-school shop project.  The four screws do not enter the wood in an exact perpendicular fashion, and the student was a little sloppy filing the piercings over the spirit level vial. Still, a nice piece to remind me of a day when we gave teenagers the opportunity to make such things.

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