Marking Gauges

An original design by Florip Toolworks. Your cut is only as accurate as your layout line.

Gauges are temporarily unavailable….I need to make some more.


The Little One

Specs

  • Flat on the fence allows the user to strike a line on material 1/8” thick while it is supported on a work surface. Also prevents rolling.
  • Shaft length is 5 1/2”
  • 1/2” O-1 cutter
  • 1.5” wide fence
  • Fence is counterbored to allow full retraction of the cutter.
  • Shaft material choices- grade 5 titanium, beryllium copper, stainless steel

Note: Beryllium copper is a copper alloy that has strength characteristics similar to steel.




“The Big One”

I designed and built this gauge because I wasn’t happy with the generic wheel marking gauge I had been using. My main complaints were:

  • Small fence - Would allow the gauge to pivot as I marked my work.
  • Round fence - Allowed the gauge to roll off the workbench.
  • Poor fit - The cutter would come loose from the shaft and the fence had a sloppy fit.
  • Overall feel - I wasn’t confident in the tools ability to put down consistent layout lines.

Below is a list of features that make up the Florip Toolworks gauge.

  • Micro adjust with 5/8” travel.
  • 2” wide fence to provide a solid footprint on your workpiece.
  • Hexagonal fence to prevent the gauge from rolling off the bench.
  • With just under 9” of length, this marking gauge will tackle most f your layout needs.
  • Easy to sharpen O1 tool steel cutter.
  • Choice of stainless steel, beryllium copper, or grade 5 titanium shafts.
  • It’s often called “beefy”.

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