Joseph Marples Miniature Sliding Bevel

joseph marples miniature sliding bevel
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Joseph Marples Miniature Sliding Bevel Review By: I.Ball

Category: Sliding Bevels

Manufacturer: Joseph Marples

Tool Type: Sliding Bevel

Model No's: Miniature


The Joseph Marples Miniature Sliding Bevel review covers the Miniature Marples Sliding Bevel also referred to as the Marples Mini Sliding Bevel manufactured by Joseph Marples Ltd of Sheffield, England.

The Joseph Marples Miniature Sliding Bevel is a very small version of Marples Sliding Bevel with just a 4 1/2" long blade.

The Marples Miniature Sliding Bevel is well suited to small intricate work including the work of model makers.

The sliding bevel is made with a Rosewood stock and a slotted, blued steel blade.

joseph marples miniature sliding bevel

The blade is locked in place with the use of the traditional screw locking mechanism.

The stock is marked in gold colour with 'Joseph Marples Ltd, Sheffield, England'.

The Joseph Marples Miniature Sliding Bevel forms part of the Joseph Marples Miniature Tool range. The miniature tools in the range are:

- Joseph Marples Miniature Sliding Bevel - 4 1/2"
- Joseph Marples Miniature Try Square - 3"
- Joseph Marples Miniature Mitre Square - 4 1/2"
- Joseph Marples Miniature Dovetail Square 1:6
- Joseph Marples Miniature Dovetail Square 1:8

Joseph Marples is run by a relative of the prolific tool making family 'Marples' whose family treeline include the company founders William Marples & Sons and the original Joseph Marples who first made Joseph Marples tools in 1840.

The historic Marples tool makers are some of the great Sheffield tool makers which have helped to give Sheffield tool making a world renowned reputation for good quality tool making.

Cautions / Notes

* Important: please refer to the 'disclaimer' at the foot of this review.
* Wearing safety clothing and eye protection is usually a good idea to help protect against injury.

- Failure to loosen parts when making adjustments can result in damage to the tool. Never force a part to move.

- Overtightening parts can cause damage to the tool.

Manufactured Dates

? - Today

Tool Also Known As

Marples Mini Sliding Bevel
Marples Model Makers Sliding Bevel
Marples Small Angle Tool

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