Bevel Gauges

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Bevel gauges let you measure bevels ("angles"), e.g. for sharpening and joinery.

There is a gauge by the bench grinders to check for several standard blade bevels.

Simple ones can also be laser cut or 3D printed.

Sliding T Bevel Gauge


Sliding T Bevel Gauge

Synonyms: false square, sliding bevel;
DE: Schmiege, Schrägmaß,
Winkelschmiege, Stellschmiege, "Winkelmesser"
Type: measuring tool
Material: wood
Used with: pencil or marking knife
Location: wood workshop
Similar (More or Less): squares, goniometer

The sliding T bevel gauge lets you transfer angles from one workpiece to another without actually giving you a numerical value.

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