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19th c. Handmade Wooden Mortise Gauges c.1800s

$28

ABOUT

Price is per piece.

A pair of all wooden Mortise gauges with adjustable wooden thumb screws used to slide the marker up and down the piece.  One gauge has ruler markings.

  • CREATOR Unknown.
  • DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1800s.
  • MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Wood.
  • CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
  • DIMENSIONS H 3 in. W 8.5-9.5 in. D 2.5 in.

HISTORY

A mortise gauge is a woodworking tool used by a carpenter or joiner to scribe mortise and tenon joints on wood prior to cutting.

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