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marking gage

noun, Carpentry.
any of various adjustable tools for marking a line parallel to a straight edge against which the tool is moved.
Origin of marking gage
1870-75 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Gage to the required depth on both edges with the marking-gage.

    Handwork in Wood William Noyes
  • The marking-gage, Fig. 211, consists of a head or block sliding on a beam or bar, to which it is fixed by means of a set-screw.

    Handwork in Wood William Noyes
  • First mark the width on the working face with the marking-gage, C, 1-2, Fig. 103.

    Handwork in Wood William Noyes
  • The cutting-gage, Fig. 216, is similar to a marking-gage, except that it has a knife-point inserted instead of a spur.

    Handwork in Wood William Noyes
  • Mark the thickness with the marking-gage all around the piece, F, 8-9-10.

    Handwork in Wood William Noyes

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