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Object Name Gauge, Marking
Catalog Number 1993.8.163
Date ca. 1880
Material(s) Rosewood
Dimensions H-2 W-9.25 D-2.25 inches
Description This marking gauge has a rosewood stem--both ends and bottom are flat and has a rounded top. There is a flattened spur on the end. The fence has 1/4" thick rosewood facing possibly glued onto lighter wood body, possibly oak. There is a wooden set screw and the piece could be hand made.
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
Subjects Measurement
Construction equipment
Search Terms Wood work
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS