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JohnBrewer

Okay guys

 

i see cubic 1" measurement things breeding on this forum. 

 

A Where do you guys get them?

 

B Can you get them in cm blocks as well?

 

thanks!

 

John

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Jesuslover340

@aerogrower makes them, I believe :) Been thinking of getting one myself but unsure if he sells them.

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FossilDudeCO

@JohnBrewer yup. Aerogrower.

 

Aren't they fantastic!?!?

 

I recommend he start selling them ;)

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aerogrower

1492216754542420704225.thumb.jpg.740f2ecae9498b77022218adfb89650b.jpg.406731a3dfa571f5659f4ccf350430c1.jpg@JohnBrewer like this? :D

Right now this is one of a kind, but I may make more as many people have asked. The small slash above the T is to denote 1 cm. 

 

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jcbshark

They're very nice and thanks for explaining the letters.... i was wondering lol:D

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Pumpkinhead
8 minutes ago, aerogrower said:

@JohnBrewer @Jesuslover340

 

The 6 sides are labeled:

T (top)

B (bottom)

N (north)

S (south)

E (east)

W (west)

They are design to be used as an orientation cube as well as a size cube. As you turn the fossil you turn the cube accordingly, that way everyone knows what side of the fossil they are seeing. Also works for in situ pictures if you want to record direction in which fossil was found in relation to magnetic north, if that makes sense.

 

Things like this that are the reason the word "nifty" exists

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joshuajbelanger
56 minutes ago, aerogrower said:

@JohnBrewer @Jesuslover340

 

The 6 sides are labeled:

T (top)

B (bottom)

N (north)

S (south)

E (east)

W (west)

They are design to be used as an orientation cube as well as a size cube. As you turn the fossil you turn the cube accordingly, that way everyone knows what side of the fossil they are seeing. Also works for in situ pictures if you want to record direction in which fossil was found in relation to magnetic north, if that makes sense.

I was wondering what the letters were for!!!!!  Lol, I'm a snarging idiot!

ps, I saved the forum some resources and actually wrote the word "snarging"

 

:rofl:

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aerogrower

I have a 2yr old granddaughter and "snarge" has already become my new standby when she's around :1-SlapHands_zpsbb015b76:.

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SailingAlongToo
10 hours ago, aerogrower said:

@JohnBrewer @Jesuslover340

 

The 6 sides are labeled:

T (top)

B (bottom)

N (north)

S (south)

E (east)

W (west)

They are design to be used as an orientation cube as well as a size cube. As you turn the fossil you turn the cube accordingly, that way everyone knows what side of the fossil they are seeing. Also works for in situ pictures if you want to record direction in which fossil was found in relation to magnetic north, if that makes sense.

 

I'm still amazed at @aerogrower's talent AND the machines / tools he has at home. He makes these things out of scrap aluminium bar stock, in his spare time. To say I'm a fan of his talent and finished product is an understatement. They are so handy and "field" friendly.

 

Anybody going to the Aurora Fossil Festival on Memorial Day weekend can drop by our display booth at the Community Building and see one of the cubes first hand.

 

Cheers

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aerogrower
1 hour ago, SailingAlongToo said:

 

I'm still amazed at @aerogrower's talent AND the machines / tools he has at home. He makes these things out of scrap aluminium bar stock, in his spare time. To say I'm a fan of his talent and finished product is an understatement. They are so handy and "field" friendly.

 

Anybody going to the Aurora Fossil Festival on Memorial Day weekend can drop by our display booth at the Community Building and see one of the cubes first hand.

 

Cheers

@SailingAlongToo @FossilDudeCO your commission checks are in the mail :rofl:

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JohnBrewer
17 hours ago, aerogrower said:

@JohnBrewer @Jesuslover340

 

The 6 sides are labeled:

T (top)

B (bottom)

N (north)

S (south)

E (east)

W (west)

They are design to be used as an orientation cube as well as a size cube. As you turn the fossil you turn the cube accordingly, that way everyone knows what side of the fossil they are seeing. Also works for in situ pictures if you want to record direction in which fossil was found in relation to magnetic north, if that makes sense.

Now that's a COOL design idea I would NEVER have thought of. Is the 2cm one for sale or trade @aerogrower

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TNCollector

I would buy a metric one!

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SailingAlongToo
2 minutes ago, TNCollector said:

I would buy a metric one!

 

Yeah, there are multiple people waiting on the metric version.

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smt126

You ever melt down aluminum cans to make them? 

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