Furniture Making 2, May/June 2015

Question 2

(2) State two uses of marking gauge.


Most of the candidates attempted this question and responded well.Candidates were expected to state two uses of marking gauge. The solution is stated below:

Uses of marking gauge

(a) inscribing lines parallel to a surface;

(b) gauging wood to a required width;

(c) gauging wood to required thickness;

(d) marking out of joint;

(e) marking mouldings e.g. chamfer and bevels.