Solid Brass Easy Read Wheel Marking Cutting Gauge with 2 Extra Cutters
This is a well-made and economical marking/cutting gauge. A wheel marking gauge is an indispensable tool used in the shop to lay out precision woodworking joinery. The sharp hardened high speed cutting wheel will leave a sharp and distinct line in soft and hardwood both with and across the grain. The 1-9/16" diameter by 1-3/16" tall head is precision machined from solid brass (not plated!). The ergonomic brass head fits perfectly in the hand providing precise control. The knurled thumb screw is also solid brass and securely locks the head to the beam holding measurements. The head has a countersink so the cutter can be fully retracted protecting it when not in use. The wheel cutter is 7/16" in diameter. The gauge comes fitted with a cutter and two extra cutters are included. The cutter can be easily resharpened by rubbing the flat surface on any sharpening media. Replacement cutter are also available. The polished hardened steel beam is 0.310" in diameter and 8" long. Maximum cutting depth of the gauge is a full 7". The beam contains mm and SAE graduations. Graduations allow easy setting of the gauge and extend to 150mm or 6". This tool has excellent mass and weighs in at 6 ounces. This wheel marking gauge will provide years of accurate and reliable performance in the shop.