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Object Name Gauge, Marking
Catalog Number 1993.8.160
Date ca. 1870
Material(s) wood
Dimensions H-8 W-2 D-3 inches
Description This marking gauge has a wooden dowell stem and a nail in the rounded end serves as the spur. It has a round fence with saw marks evident on the sides. There is a wooden thumbscrew and it is very likely handmade.
Notes Collected by the donor over the last thirty years from barns, storage sheds, and antique stores in north central Kentucky, southern Indiana, and southern Ohio.
Collection George Underhill Collection
People Unknown
Subjects Measurement
Construction equipment
Search Terms Wood work
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS