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Object Name Gauge, Marking
Catalog Number 1993.8.164
Maker G. W. Cheever
Date ca. 1880
Material(s) wood
Dimensions H-7.75 W-1.75 D-2.5 inches
Description This marking gauge has a stained wood (oak?) stem and fence with thumbscrew (boxwood?). The stem is calibrated in 1/8" to 6" increments. It has a simple spur and is hand made. There is an "X" carved above the spur on the stem and on the end of the stem. .
Notes Collected by the donor over the last 30 years from barns, storage sheds and antique stores in north central Kentucky and probably southern Indiana and Ohio as well.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People G. W. Cheever
Subjects Measurement
Construction equipment
Search Terms Wood work
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS