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Marking Out Tools
Steel Rule
Divided into millimetres that is the main unit of measurement
in Design. The difference between a Rule and a Ruler is that
a Rule can measure right from the end.
Scriber (Metal)
Marking Knife (Wood)
Hardened Steel point scratches the
Angled blade cuts surface of metal. It is used like a
a clean line which pencil. Metal is often coated in
locates cutting Engineers Marking Blue first so
tools. that the silver scratch lines stand
out.…read more

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Try Square (Wood) or
Engineers Square
This tool is used to mark out
lines at 90 degrees or test if a
piece of material is square as
shown below.
Testing a planned or filed
edge for squareness…read more

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Mitre Square (Wood)
This tool works in the same
way as a Try Square but it
marks and tests angles of 45
Sliding Bevel (Wood)
This tool is fully adjustable to
any angle. It is set using a
Protractor then tightened with
the screw.…read more

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Combination Square
This tool has a variety of marking and measuring functions
as shown below. The dial allows very accurate angle setting
without a protractor…read more

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Marking Gauge (Wood)
This tool is used to gauge
(mark) a line parallel to an
edge. The spike must point
away from you to prevent it
digging into the wood grain
This works in the same way as a
Marking Gauge but it has a knife
blade instead of a spike. It is used
across the grain where it will cut a
line rather than drag up the grain.
Cutting Gauge (Wood)…read more

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