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Object Name Gauge, Panel
Catalog Number 1993.8.267
Date ca. 1880
Material(s) mahogany wood
Dimensions H-2.5 W-7 D-17.188 inches
Description This is a mahogany panel gauge with long square stem with a flattened out nail driven through one end. The mahogany triangular fence is adjusted with a set screw. There is a rabbet in the bottom of the fence. The stem is calibrated with horizontal lines in 1" increments on one side.
Notes Used for marking out wide panels or boards. The rabbet allows the fence to sit firmly on the edge of the board to be marked.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Measurement
Measures
Measuring
Construction
Construction equipment
Search Terms Wood work
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS