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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
Measures
Measuring
Construction
Construction equipment
Search Terms Wood work
Physical Holder Kentucky Historical Society - KHS