I need to lay out reference marks for placing templates on wenge, and for
marking the ends of stopped router cuts. Obviously, a pencil won't do. A
marking knife is out, as most of the marks will be away from the cuts. I've
used blue painter's tape previously (lay down the tape, pencil on that). But
I'm wondering if there's a better method? Something that won't interfere with
say, a router sliding over the wood? One thing that comes to mind is plain
adhesive backed shelf paper to cover the entire piece, but I'm not sure how
easily that would release afterwards. Has anyone seen or used a method that
You can get pencils of almost any color "lead" at an art supply store, and
probably at places like Office Depot too. Maybe even the school supplies
section at Wal-Mart. I imagine that a white or yellow mark would show up
pretty easily. The one thing I'd be worried about is removing the marks
afterward. Test on scrap!
Doug Miller (alphageek at milmac dot com)
Several of the sets show white, they may be available individually.
http://www.bhphotovideo.com/product/34687/MAPTW/REG/885 has individual
ones at a higher price.
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