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Veritas Bar Gauge Heads
Veritas Bar Gauge Heads
£8.96 (£7.47 Ex. VAT)

Veritas Bar Gauge Heads

Code: 610134

  • For comparing and transferring measurements
  • Perfect tool for checking squareness
  • Requires just two pieces of timber 3/4" x 1/4"
£8.96 (£7.47 Ex. VAT)

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Frequently Bought Together

  • Veritas Bar Gauge Heads
  • Veritas Bar Gauge
  • Veritas Square Fence
  • Stair Gauge Set
Total: £67.08
Description

In Detail

A bar gauge has two main uses, firstly for comparing measurements such as the diagonals in a drawer and secondly for transferring measurements for fitting shelves into recesses and the like. The openings in the heads are 3/4" x 1/2" and are designed to take two pieces of timber 3/4" x 1/4" (not supplied) of any convenient length. This is one of those really simple tools which you wonder how you ever managed without.

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Reviews (4)

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Overall rating 4.5 out of 5 based on 4 reviews

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Tony Maclaren

29 July 2015

Essential piece of kit

I have now made three 2m,1m,.500mm.Mine are made from oak.I never measure anything if I can transfer dimensions.One of the most useful things you can buy for the money.They are quite delicate,but handled carefully they should last. I have been using mine non stop for 6 months months.Make sure you dimension the wood very carefully.A loose fit will result in poor accuracy and broken parts.They should be a snug fit.
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Errol

7 November 2013

Veritas Bar Gauge Heads

Although this does not appear as an exceptional tool to begin with, it certainly has proved to be so. I used oak for the two sticks which held the machined screws and once waxed, they slide a treat. I generally make chests of drawers mounted on a plinth and I would use a large square to check before tightening the clamps overnight, hoping all will be well. This device takes all the worry away and it is so quick and easy to use. There is no homemade substitute that I have found in all my time in woodworking. Buy a set and you will not regret it.
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Thomas Mc Cann

11 February 2013

Fragile

Too fragile. Have broken two already. Weak spot is the clamping head
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Alan Smith

10 May 2012

Gauge Heads

Quite simply a very useful item for measuring for shelves, cabinets and the like. After I made up a set of sticks, I can use it tomeasure between 300mm and 2000mm. Certainly a lot better than a couple of twigs and a bit of gaffa tape.

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