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Veritas Micro Adjust Marking Gauge
Ref: 05N35


The Veritas wheel marking gauge is a great workhorse and excellent value. Its popularity led to the development of a second model that incorporates a micro-adjust feature. It is similar to our standard wheel marking gauge with an anodized aluminum body, brass face, stainless-steel rod and internal O-ring to keep a constant light friction force on the rod. It differs in that the body is slightly longer and is fitted with a two-stage collet that allows micro-adjustment of the cutting wheel. The collet has a fine-pitch thread; one revolution advances or retracts the wheel 1/32", a half turn 1/64", a quarter turn 1/128", etc. The knurled thumbscrew then locks the setting.

The hardened steel wheel cuts wood fibres rather than tearing them, which leaves a clean mark, even on cross grain. The wheel's single-sided bevel also forces the gauge face against the stock, maintaining accuracy. The cutting edge of the wheel is at the extreme end of the shaft, which is useful for transferring dimensions such as tenon shoulder or mortise depth. The wheel retracts into the face of the gauge for storage.

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Veritas Micro Adjust Marking Gauge

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Veritas Micro Adjust Marking Gauge - 05N3510 28.15
Veritas Micro Adjust Marking Gauge Imperial - 05N3520 30.01
Veritas Micro Adjust Marking Gauge Metric - 05N3521 30.01
Veritas Micro Adjust Replacement Wheel - 05N3511 3.43



Veritas Standard Marking Gauge
Ref: 05N3321


Standard Gauge - pretty much the same construction as the micro adjust but these are slighly shorter at 6" and do not have the micro adjust feature.

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Price: 23.32 (Including VAT at 20%)

Veritas Standard Marking Gauge

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Veritas Dual Marking Gauge
Ref: 05N7001


Set two measurements at once with two independently adjustable rods, alternate between them when transferring or marking repetitive dimensions.

The Veritas Dual Marking Gauge is actually a cutting gauge. It has two fixed round cutters on each stem. The stems can be fully retracted into the gauge head..

A clever feature is that the wheels are set with opposing bevels so you can always set the bevel in the waste of the cut.

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Price: 41.54 (Including VAT at 20%)

Veritas Dual Marking Gauge

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Veritas Shaft Clamp for Dual Marking Gauge
Ref: 05N7005


On occasions, it may an advantage to lock the relative position of the two rods on the Veritas® Dual Marking Gauge, such as when a project requires a constant mortise size, but different offsets. The shaft clamp lets you lock the relative position of the cutters while still being able to adjust the fence for offset. This allows you to preserve identical mortise or tenon sizing when joining parts of different thicknesses or when adding a reveal, since it prevents the cutter settings from shifting while the fence is being repositioned.

Machined to precise tolerances to prevent binding on the rods, the 13mm long collar is made from extruded aluminium, with a turned brass thumbscrew that tightens onto the marking gauge’s steel guide rods without marring their surfaces. Made in Canada. 


Price: 6.44 (Including VAT at 20%)

Veritas Shaft Clamp for Dual Marking Gauge

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Veritas Marking/Mortice Gauge Heads
Ref: 15N0101


Though designed for use with their Veritas® Wheel Marking Gauges, these gauge heads are a simple retrofit for any marking gauge with a 5/16" diameter shaft.

Made from carbon steel, the 5/8" diameter wheel cutters will scribe at any point in their circumference and slice rather than tear fibers for clean, accurate cuts. The single-bevel cutters are usable in-line for marking parallel lines, or with bevels facing for sure mortise sizing and chisel registration. Secured with integral set screws, the blades can be set as close as 3/8" apart. The included shaft collar registers against the marking gauge fence to ensure the shaft remains parallel to the workpiece, preventing accidental tilting of the cutters in use; this is especially useful when scribing large offsets from the fence.

Supplied as a pair of cutters with a shaft collar, hex key and instructions. 


Price: 10.50 (Including VAT at 20%)

Veritas Marking/Mortice Gauge Heads

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Veritas Marking & Transfer Tool
Ref: 05J0901


The great advantage of this tool is that it lets you accurately mark or transfer several positions at once from a common reference edge.

Used like an adjustable, reusable story stick, it is particularly well suited for any layout work that must be reliably reproduced, such as when marking box and lid hinge gain positions or left and right slide locations in a cabinet carcass.It is also a simple way to consistently mark off knob or handle locations on drawers or cabinet doors.

The basic tool includes four 3" long marking heads, a 12" stainless-steel rod and a brass foot. The marking heads have a single straight reference edge (reversible by flipping the head) and can be locked at any position along the rod. The brass foot can be used on either end of the rod and is reversible for outside or inside measurements.

Additional pairs of marking heads and 12" rod sections can be used to extend the tool as needed - the rods have a male thread at one end and a female thread at the other.



Made in Canada. Prices include VAT. 


Veritas Marking & Transfer Tool

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Veritas Marking & Transfer Tool 64.36
Veritas Additional Marking Heads x 2 25.00
Veritas Additional 12" Rods x 2 10.75



Veritas Trammel Points
Ref: 05N5005


Usable on any rule up to 1/4" thick, these narrow-bodied trammels can be set to reproduce radii as little as 9/16". The removable points score clear lines on any wood, and are also effective on aluminum, brass, bronze and mild steel. With the points removed, the trammel bodies double as square gauges, clamping onto a square to make repetitive angle marking easy. Inspired by an antique trammel set found at a woodworking show, this version is made of stainless steel for durability and corrosion resistance, and has knurled sections to make the tips easier to remove. Each is about 1/2" in diameter and 2½" long overall.

Made in Canada.

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Price: 21.08 (Including VAT at 20%)

Veritas Trammel Points

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Beam Compass
Ref: 05N3001


Ordinary compasses just don't cut it in the shop; a beam compass (or trammel) is much more practical.

Using a single beam section, the Veritas® beam compass deals with circles from 1½" to 24" in diameter. Additional sections take you up to 80" (203cm) for circular tables, rockers, arches, etc. It has carbide-tipped points that readily scribe metal as well as wood, although the pencil head is usually used for scribing wood. A micro-adjust feature quickly gives accurate settings.

All of this comes in a fitted wooden case that even includes a small brass centre pivot disc for use where it is important not to mar work. The beams are steel and the fittings are solid brass.

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Price: 79.96 (Including VAT at 20%)

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Veritas Carpenters Gauge
Ref: 05N3601


Specifically designed to be carried in an apron or pocket, this is both a direct-reading compass and a marking gauge, two things that carpenters frequently need but find hard to carry.

It has a rotatable head, which locks vertically for use and horizontally for storage and tip protection. It is direct reading, both for radius and diameter, in inches and centimetres. If you have ever measured a dryer vent pipe at 5-7/16" diameter and needed to cut a hole for it, you'll know why direct-setting diameters are such an advantage. Similarly, if you have ever had to put a radius on a corner, you know why a combination compass/marking gauge is so valuable. You set your radius, locate the center using the gauge, then rotate the head and scribe your line with the compass.

The gauge is also useful in a cabinet shop because of the direct-reading feature (substantially reduces errors), as well as for the fast corner radiusing just described. Made of brass, stainless steel and high-impact ABS, it is 7-1/2" long overall, and will scribe circles up to 12" diameter. 


Price: 19.72 (Including VAT at 20%)

Veritas Carpenters Gauge

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Veritas Proportional Calipers
Ref: 05N34


The small pair of calipers measure 245mm overall & has ratios of 1:1, 1.5:1, 2:1, 3:1 & 4:1.
The large caliper is 500mm overall & has the same ratios as the small plus 3 more; 1.25:1, 1.75:1 & 2.5:1.
Both have a firm joint system where you can adjust the amount of joint friction you want with the knurled brass thumbscrews.
The arms are made from anodized aluminium. 


Veritas Proportional Calipers

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Veritas Proportional Calipers - Large - 05N3403 43.96



Transfer Log Scribe
Ref: 05U0501


Can be used with 2 pencils for double scribing
Hardened steel pin can be used on one leg for smooth scribing
Fully adjustable from 0-300mm
Calibrated so that any opening can be used once the doube bubbles are set for a given pencil & pin projection
Curved pin tip has rounded end for smooth scribing
Straight tip is sharp pointed for compass work
Includes indelible pencil that marks well.
Zinc aluminum alloy and solid brass components.

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Price: 92.38 (Including VAT at 20%)

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