Stanley Marking Gauge - No. 61

stanley marking gauge 61
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Stanley 61 Gauge Review By: I.Ball

Manufacturer: Stanley

Tool Type: Marking Gauge

Model No: 61


The Stanley marking gauge number 61 is a wooden gauge with a single marking pin.

The Stanley 61 gauge is made from beech.

The stem of the gauge is marked out as a ruler with the markings going up to 6 inches. Each inch is broken down in to 1/16" increments.

The wooden head is secured to the stem in the required position with the use of a wooden thumb screw usually made from Boxwood.

This type of marking gauge was advertised and referred to as a 'Square Head Marking Gauge'.

Gauge Markings

stanley marking gauge 61

"Stanley SW (SW within a heart), Made In USA" - found on the bottom end of the stem.

"No. 61" - found on the bottom end of the stem.

Manufactured Dates

1859 - 1929>


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