Stanley Marking Gauge - No. 65

stanley marking gauge 65
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Stanley 65 Gauge Review By: I.Ball

Manufacturer: Stanley

Tool Type: Marking Gauge

Model No: 65


The Stanley 65 marking gauge was a highly successful gauge which was manufactured by Stanley for close to 100 years.

The Stanley marking gauge number 65 is a wooden gauge with a single marking pin.

The Stanley 65 gauge is made from very hardy boxwood.

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 head has a distinctive shapely brass inlay. As I sit here trying to describe the shape the first thing which springs to mind is a wild moustache.

The wooden head is secured to the stem in the required position with the use of a brass thumb screw.

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

There was also a version of this marking gauge without graduation markings, this was the Stanley Marking Gauge No. 265.

Gauge Markings

stanley marking gauge 65

"Stanley" - found on the bottom end of the stem.

"New Britain Conn. USA" - found on the bottom end of the stem.

"No. 65" - found on the bottom end of the stem.

Manufactured Dates

1867 - 1958>

Tool Also Known As

Stanley Scribing Gauge No. 65


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