Veritas Marking Gauge

May 30, 2018 Nigel 0

The brass and black main body of the gauge makes it very distinctive, this is the fine adjust version and so the thumb wheel lock for the body and the threaded lock/fine adjustment. The instructions [more…]

Scriber from Scrap

May 28, 2018 Nigel 0

Some time ago I bought a solid carbide 3mm diameter end mill to remove a broken tap. The first thing is why did I not buy a slot drill as this would have been more [more…]

DIN 875 Flat Square

January 27, 2018 Nigel 0

Must admit that I saw this small flat square and immediately had to buy one. The number of times I have been working on something and wanted a square that would lie flat on the [more…]

Soba Optical Centre Punch

December 29, 2016 Nigel 0

Opening the case I got hit by a very strong smell of glue, a proper wow. The set consists of the base unit that has two holes through it, two optics (one with cross-hairs and [more…]

Incra Protractor

December 29, 2016 Nigel 0

Marking out angles or divisions on a board can be difficult to do accurately. Incra Rules are designed to solve that issue by cutting the fine divisions through the thin steel plate used to make the measurement device. The [more…]

Arc Euro Digital Caliper

December 29, 2016 Nigel 0

Must admit that I bought this as a bit of a gimmick as I already have a perfectly functioning digital caliper – machine-dro.co.uk Digital Caliper. The treat with this one is the large display and [more…]

Wixey Digital Angle Gauge

April 1, 2016 Nigel 0

A small digital angle gauge – really no more and no less than what it says on the box. Specification: Resolution: 0.1 degree Range: +/- 150 degrees Repeatability: +/- 0.1 degrees Size: 2″ x 2″ [more…]