- any of various adjustable tools for marking a line parallel to a straight edge against which the tool is moved.
Origin of marking gage
Examples from the Web for marking gage
Historical Examples of marking gage
First mark the width on the working face with the marking-gage, C, 1-2, Fig. 103.
Gage to the required depth on both edges with the marking-gage.
Mark the thickness with the marking-gage all around the piece, F, 8-9-10.
The marking-gage, Fig. 211, consists of a head or block sliding on a beam or bar, to which it is fixed by means of a set-screw.
The cutting-gage, Fig. 216, is similar to a marking-gage, except that it has a knife-point inserted instead of a spur.