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{"id":482062630950,"title":"Rob Cosman's Marking Gauge","handle":"rob-cosmans-marking-gauge-test","description":"\u003ch5\u003eDescription \u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eThe second most important tool in cutting dovetails is your marking gauge.  The gauge line becomes part of the finished joint.  Here is why I think my marking gauge will help you cut better dovetails:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eThe blade comes to you sharpened; designed to sever the wood fibers not crush them, leaving a crisp gauge line.   \u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eThe blade is fixed in use but can be rotated to a sharper area when it gets dull.  You can do this several times before having to resharpen.\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eHas a flat section on the brass head preventing the gauge from rolling off of your bench.\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eThe face of the head is dead flat, making for precise work.\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eHas a large knurled locking knob that is easy to tighten.\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eComes standard with the 1\/2\" diameter cutter head.  \u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eExtra cutter heads available in 3\/8\", 7\/16\", and 5\/8\" diameters.\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eClick\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/robcosman.com\/products\/rob-cosmans-marking-gauge-cutters\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #0000ff; text-decoration: underline;\"\u003eHERE\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e to go to the marking gauge cutter head product page.\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eAvailable with Ebony Resin or Fiddleback Maple handles. \u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eOther species of wood handled marking gauges are occasionally available in limited manufacturing runs.  You can see these limited edition marking gauges by clicking \u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/robcosman.com\/collections\/limited-edition-marking-gauges\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #0000ff; text-decoration: underline;\"\u003eHERE.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e Better tools contribute to better work.\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eReviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\"Your marking gauge is impressive. It is obvious that quality is contagious in your operation. I have not purchased any other tools that are as finely made as yours. I will be putting the tools to good use shortly - \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eactually\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e I can hardly wait.\" \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e         - Tom C, June 2018\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"\u003cspan\u003eHands down best marking tool that I've used. I own other gauges but here is why this tool is better: 1) The cutter wheel is razor sharp and I'm not exaggerating. It can be used like a router plane in unique circumstances. 2) The flat spot on the brass stops it from moving. My other gauges move and I have to secure them from falling. 3) The tension knob is bigger and easier to turn, helping you to get a better lock for the depth setting. 4) When setting depth, there isn't any friction. You can hear a positive thud when offsetting the board thickness or the saw plate. This is actually really important. I've used different gauges and all of them have enough friction that I have to double and sometimes triple check that I've measured correctly. With the RC gauge, I just gently lift and release, resulting in a sound that lets me know the depth is set. I cannot sufficiently express how valuable this is. 5) This gauge doesn't sacrifice an ounce of function and it still is more comfortable and better looking than others. If you think they look great in a photo, they look even better in person.\"        - Dan H, November 2017\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/robcosman.myshopify.com\/pages\/product-reviews\"\u003eSend Rob Your Product Review by Clicking Here\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eUsing the Gauge\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"position: relative; height: 0; padding-bottom: 56.25%;\"\u003e\u003ciframe src=\"https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/embed\/CItXYtquaYc?ecver=2\" style=\"position: absolute; width: 100%; height: 100%; left: 0;\" width=\"640\" height=\"360\" frameborder=\"0\" 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second most important tool in cutting dovetails is your marking gauge.  The gauge line becomes part of the finished joint.  Here is why I think my marking gauge will help you cut better dovetails:\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eThe blade comes to you sharpened; designed to sever the wood fibers not crush them, leaving a crisp gauge line.   \u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eThe blade is fixed in use but can be rotated to a sharper area when it gets dull.  You can do this several times before having to resharpen.\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eHas a flat section on the brass head preventing the gauge from rolling off of your bench.\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eThe face of the head is dead flat, making for precise work.\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eHas a large knurled locking knob that is easy to tighten.\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eComes standard with the 1\/2\" diameter cutter head.  \u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eExtra cutter heads available in 3\/8\", 7\/16\", and 5\/8\" diameters.\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eClick\u003cspan\u003e \u003c\/span\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/robcosman.com\/products\/rob-cosmans-marking-gauge-cutters\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #0000ff; text-decoration: underline;\"\u003eHERE\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e to go to the marking gauge cutter head product page.\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eAvailable with Ebony Resin or Fiddleback Maple handles. \u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eOther species of wood handled marking gauges are occasionally available in limited manufacturing runs.  You can see these limited edition marking gauges by clicking \u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/robcosman.com\/collections\/limited-edition-marking-gauges\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003e\u003cspan style=\"color: #0000ff; text-decoration: underline;\"\u003eHERE.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\n\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e Better tools contribute to better work.\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003e\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eReviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\"Your marking gauge is impressive. It is obvious that quality is contagious in your operation. I have not purchased any other tools that are as finely made as yours. I will be putting the tools to good use shortly - \u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003eactually\u003c\/span\u003e\u003cspan\u003e I can hardly wait.\" \u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e         - Tom C, June 2018\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"\u003cspan\u003eHands down best marking tool that I've used. I own other gauges but here is why this tool is better: 1) The cutter wheel is razor sharp and I'm not exaggerating. It can be used like a router plane in unique circumstances. 2) The flat spot on the brass stops it from moving. My other gauges move and I have to secure them from falling. 3) The tension knob is bigger and easier to turn, helping you to get a better lock for the depth setting. 4) When setting depth, there isn't any friction. You can hear a positive thud when offsetting the board thickness or the saw plate. This is actually really important. I've used different gauges and all of them have enough friction that I have to double and sometimes triple check that I've measured correctly. With the RC gauge, I just gently lift and release, resulting in a sound that lets me know the depth is set. I cannot sufficiently express how valuable this is. 5) This gauge doesn't sacrifice an ounce of function and it still is more comfortable and better looking than others. If you think they look great in a photo, they look even better in person.\"        - Dan H, November 2017\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/robcosman.myshopify.com\/pages\/product-reviews\"\u003eSend Rob Your Product Review by Clicking Here\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eUsing the Gauge\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cdiv style=\"position: relative; height: 0; padding-bottom: 56.25%;\"\u003e\u003ciframe src=\"https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/embed\/CItXYtquaYc?ecver=2\" style=\"position: absolute; width: 100%; height: 100%; left: 0;\" width=\"640\" height=\"360\" frameborder=\"0\" allowfullscreen=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/iframe\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e \u003c\/p\u003e"}

Rob Cosman's Marking Gauge

Product Description

The second most important tool in cutting dovetails is your marking gauge.  The gauge line becomes part of the finished joint.  Here is why I think my marking gauge will help you cut better dovetails:

  • The blade comes to you sharpened; designed to sever the wood fibers not crush them, leaving a crisp gauge line.   

  • The blade is fixed in use but can be rotated to a sharper area when it gets dull.  You can do this several times before having to resharpen.

  • Has a flat section on the brass head preventing the gauge from rolling off of your bench.

  • The face of the head is dead flat, making for precise work.

  • Has a large knurled locking knob that is easy to tighten.

  • Comes standard with the 1/2" diameter cutter head.  

  • Extra cutter heads available in 3/8", 7/16", and 5/8" diameters.

  • Click HERE to go to the marking gauge cutter head product page.

  • Available with Ebony Resin or Fiddleback Maple handles. 

  • Other species of wood handled marking gauges are occasionally available in limited manufacturing runs.  You can see these limited edition marking gauges by clicking HERE.

 Better tools contribute to better work.

"Your marking gauge is impressive. It is obvious that quality is contagious in your operation. I have not purchased any other tools that are as finely made as yours. I will be putting the tools to good use shortly - actually I can hardly wait." 

         - Tom C, June 2018

 

"Hands down best marking tool that I've used. I own other gauges but here is why this tool is better: 1) The cutter wheel is razor sharp and I'm not exaggerating. It can be used like a router plane in unique circumstances. 2) The flat spot on the brass stops it from moving. My other gauges move and I have to secure them from falling. 3) The tension knob is bigger and easier to turn, helping you to get a better lock for the depth setting. 4) When setting depth, there isn't any friction. You can hear a positive thud when offsetting the board thickness or the saw plate. This is actually really important. I've used different gauges and all of them have enough friction that I have to double and sometimes triple check that I've measured correctly. With the RC gauge, I just gently lift and release, resulting in a sound that lets me know the depth is set. I cannot sufficiently express how valuable this is. 5) This gauge doesn't sacrifice an ounce of function and it still is more comfortable and better looking than others. If you think they look great in a photo, they look even better in person."        - Dan H, November 2017

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Your satisfaction is important to us - we guarantee it.  Our mission is to share the joy and peace found through the craftsmanship of woodworking with the world.  We do this by designing and making fine hand tools, delivering quality instructions, and encouraging excellence.  Your satisfaction is critical to achieving this mission. We expect you to be completely happy with anything you purchase from us and to have a great experience on our website.

If you have questions or problems with your order or purchase then Jake or I are here to help. Call us. Email us. Text us.  We will solve any problems you have.  We guarantee it.

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1. Do you ship outside of Canada?  Yes.  We ship worldwide.

 

2. What are my shipping Options? We use and recommend Canada Post as our primary shipping service, however; if you would prefer a different shipper, contact us at (877) 967-5966, or by email Rob@Robcosman.comEssentially Canada Post offers three shipping options: Canadian Domestic shipping, United States International shipping, and Worldwide international shipping.  The options and rates available for your shipping address are automatically displayed for you to choose from at check out.

 

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3. How much is shipping?  All shipping charges are calculated at check-out. These charges are calculated by Canada Post's system, so you're paying what we pay (We do not add any up-charges). 

 

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5. When will I receive my package?   We are lightening fast when it comes to shipping! (Yes, we wear super hero shipping capes). Typically we'll have your order on the truck within 24 hours after purchasing. We are located in New Brunswick, Canada, so how long it takes to actually reach you will depend upon where you are in the world. Allow 2-5 business days in Canada, 4-7 business days in the US, 10-20 business days for most other countries (expedited shipping options are available). 

 

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7. How do I change or cancel my order?  If you wish to change or cancel your order please call us at (877) 967-5966 or email us at Support@Robcosman.com.  Please provide us your order number and the date of purchase. If your order has not been shipped, we’ll gladly give you a refund. If your order has already been shipped, you will need to return it to us for a refund or exchange.

 

8. What is your return policy?  We stand behind each and every one of our products, and therefore guarantee satisfaction.  If there is a defect in one of the products you received, just contact us to explain the problem, we will then pay for the return shipping and ship you out a replacement immediately. 

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