Measurement

Calipers – the modern digital caliper allows you to measure: outside, inside and depth. The latest large face calipers are easy to use.

Dial Test Indicator – used to align and centre parts in the lathe among lots of other uses.

Rulers – you need to be aware of parallax when using any manual measurement system and this includes a rule.

The Incra rule allows you to accurately mark through the ruler itself.