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1.5 Marking Gauge

Considerations

  • Pre-Operation Checklist is a prerequisite for ANY operation.
  • This standard applies to standard sliding head tools commonly found in a shop.
  • Tools are in working condition, capable of being properly verified for accuracy.
  • Test examples are of appropriate size to be measured using the available tools.

Pre-Operation Checklist

Performance Standard -

Level 1

  • Head adjustment screw is clean, lubricated, and capable of tightly locking the head to the beam.
  • Verifies head slides freely and is beam is straight, without any discernible nicks or defects.
  • Releases pressure on beam when making adjustments.

Level 2 - N/A


1.5.1 - Mark Straight Line Parallel to Straight Edge

Level 1

Given appropriate wood or panel product with one straight edge and gauge set up, ready to mark, inscribe a line at least 75 mm [3 in.] long parallel to the edge.
Performance Standard -
  • Mark is clear and readable for full length
  • Mark is straight, single line
  • Dimension indicated by mark is consistent from the edge +0.0/-0.1 mm [0.004 in]

Level 2

Given appropriate wood or panel product with one straight edge and specified measurement, set up marking gauge to inscribe the measurement.
  • Meets Level 1 performance standard.