Accurate marking out is undoubtedly the foundation of a precision-crafted finished project. This section lists a range of traditional
marking out tools proven in practice. A range of mortise, marking and cutting gauges, wheel gauges,
marking knives, try- and dovetail squares,
spirit levels, adjustable bevels, awls and more.
You will also find low cost steel rules and digital calipers in this section as well as the machinists best friend, the Oneway Multi-gauge. For further tools for setting out, it may also be useful to refer to the
Measuring and Marking
tools in our Woodturning Tools sections as many of those also have application in other branches of woodwork. The tools are broken into the following categories to simplify navigation.