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Object Name Gauge, Marking
Catalog Number 1993.8.166
Date ca. 1880
Material(s) wood & wrought iron
Dimensions H-8.5 W-4 D-3.125 inches
Description This marking gauge has a single wooden dowel stem. The top and bottom are flattened. There is a steel spur with a half moon fence. There is a hand wrought iron thumb screw in top.
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
Measures
Measuring
Construction
Construction equipment
Search Terms Wood work
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS