These precision machined brass set-up gauges perform a variety of functions, from setting depth of cut on a plunge router, to setting bit height or fence depth on the router table. We continue to find more and more uses for these finely crafted gauges from Whiteside.
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Additionally, marking gauges have fences which allow us to be consistent when marking multiple sides of a single workpiece for dovetails and tenons. Tearout No doubt you are very familiar with the
Tool: Whiteside 2 1/2″ Brass Set Up Gauges. Quickly and easily make accurate set-ups with this very helpful tool! 5 piece set comes with 1/8", 3/16", 1/4″, 3/8" and 1/2" stackable squares which allows for a wider range of sizes.
Register the depth gauge end of your caliper along the groove bit's cutter. Using the router's micro-adjustment knob, adjust the bit downward (again, assuming the bit is facing upward) until the caliper's depth gauge bottoms out on the shim (which is now lying across the hole in your router table or baseplate). Cut the tongue on the second workpiece.
The Dado Set-Up Fixture, Gap Gauge and Mini Gap Gauge are available individually, but since they work together so well, we've also bundled them into one money-saving package. Like all our OneTIME Tools, the Dado Set-Up Fixture and Gap Gauges are only made to order, precisely machined and carefully inspected in our Strongsville, Ohio factory.