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Object Name Gauge, Marking
Catalog Number 1993.8.159
Date ca. 1880
Material(s) wood
Dimensions H-10 W-3.5 D-2.75 inches
Description This marking gauge has a wooden stem graduated in 1/8". It ends in a rounded tip. There is a pointed steel spur secured in a round peg inserted in the bottom of the stem. There is a molded wooden fence secured by wooden thumb screw.
Notes used for making lines parallel to the face side or edge of a piece of wood. This one appears factory made, possibly of beechwood.
Collection George Underhill Collection
Subjects Measurement
Construction equipment
Search Terms Wood work
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS