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Wooden Marking Gauge

From the Collection of Upper Yarra Museum Old Railway Station 2415C Warburton Highway Yarra Junction Victoria

Description
Wooden Marker
Part 1 - Marker
Part 2 - Wooden screw
Part 3 - Moving .....
Object Registration
00247
Keywords
wood worker, carpenter, cabinet maker, gauge, mark, joints, mortice & tennon
Historical information
Marking Gauges have been around for centuries in wood working shops, and is used to mark parallel lines on wood, either along the grain or across the grain, across the grain leaves a more jaggard line.
Significance
This simple tool allowed Crafts or Trades people to consistently and accurately make parallel lines.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:10AM