Shop-Made Marking Gauges Simplify Layout
While conventional marking gauges are excellent tools for joinery work, constantly having to re-set your tools for various measurements can be finnicky. If you find your self using conventional workpiece dimensions like 1/2-in. and 3/4-in. stock repeatedly, consider these simple homemade marking gauges.
Furniture maker Greg Paolini has various gauges pre-made for different off-set marks. They’re accurate, quick-to-make, and easy to use.
Build Your Own Set of Simple Marking Gauges
A few shop scraps yield an entire set in only minutes.