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Tip describes how to make a simple, fool-proof gauge to determine the depth of a bowl while still attached to a lathe chuck.
AMERICAN WOODTURNER Mar 1992 (v.7#1) pg. 29

Thickness gauge is made by cutting a long, narrow V-shaped slot in a piece of wood and marking the size of the gap.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #80 Jun 2000 pg. 30

Tip: Make this hardwood gauge to adjust the height of your table saw blade.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #254 Dec 1984 (v.34#10) pg. 89

Tip: Depth-gauge idea when cutting a saw kerf with a handsaw.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #275 Jan 1987 (v.37#1) pg. 80

Tip: Use a tire tread depth gauge to measure depth of dado cuts, etc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #297 Apr 1989 (v.39#4) pg. 111

How to make a depth gauge for holes and mortises from a bolt and two nuts.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #376 Mar 1997 (v.47#3) pg. 20

Oversize depth gauge, made of wood, is used to check the depth of bowls being turned on a lathe.
FINE WOODWORKING #19 Nov-Dec 1979 pg. 18

Depth gauge made from a wooden spool and snug-fitting dowel.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1973 (v.140#4) pg. 173

Tip: Use a tire-tread depth gauge as a shop depth gauge. It is less expensive than a micrometer gauge.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1980 (v.154#2) pg. 122

Depth gauge is made from mahogany and has brass wear plates.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1996 (v.173#11) pg. 94

Easy-to-make depth gauge uses a 12" wooden ruler and this sliding head.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #55 Jul 1990 (v.10#1) pg. 80

A one-handed depth gauge that is accurate to 1/64" is made entirely of metal.
PROJECTS IN METAL Aug 1990 (v.3#4) pg. 12

Adjustable set-up gauge constructed of walnut and brass is used to measure height, depth and distance. It incorporates an accurate steel ruler.
SHOPNOTES #5 Sep 1992 (v.1) pg. 24

Collector's edition depth gauge is made from walnut and brass.
WOOD MAGAZINE #26 Dec 1988 (v.5#6) pg. 78

How to use a length of PVC pipe as a depth gauge when drilling holes with a spade bit.
WOOD MAGAZINE #60 Apr 1993 (v.10#3) pg. 14

Four-in-one dowel gauge checks diameter and hole depth.
WOOD MAGAZINE #96 Apr 1997 (v.14#3) pg. 74

Simple depth gauge for use when turning bowls and other wooden vessels that helps prevent cutting through the outside edge when removing the inside material.
WOOD MAGAZINE #125 Jul-Aug 2000 (v.17#5) pg. 30

Tip on making a simple thickness gauge to quickly check the progress of thickness planing.
WOOD MAGAZINE #134 Aug 2001 (v.18#5) pg. 32

Tip shows how to make a simple depth gauge for use when carving a relief.
WOODCARVING #26 May 1996 pg. 5

Height gauge is made from a dowel, block of wood, and piece of broken rule.
WOODSMITH #81 Jun 1992 pg. 4

Simple depth gauge is made from a dowel, bolt, wing nut, and piece of scrap wood.
WOODTURNING #48 Dec 1996-Jan 1997 pg. 76

Drilling depth gauge attaches to the outside of a lathe tailstock.
WOODTURNING #66 Aug 1998 pg. 83
Added Info WOODTURNING #69 Nov 1998 pg. 83

Adjustable depth gauge is made from steel rod and angle iron.
WOODTURNING #77 Jul 1999 pg. 70

Gauging exactly. How to fabricate several different styles of wooden gauges. Includes marking-gauge, pencil-gauge, cutting-gauge, grasshopper gauge, panel-gauge, beam compasses, depth gauge and more.
WOODWORKER #1095 Feb 1985 (v.89) pg. 131
Added Info WOODWORKER #1098 May 1985 (v.89) pg. 399

Depth gauge is made from a length of hardwood and some simple hardware.
WOODWORKER Nov 1988 (v.92#11) pg. 1049

Oversize depth gauge made from wood and dowel is useful for measuring large bowls.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1978 (v.2#6) pg. 7

Tip: Use an automobile tire tread depth gauge as a general-purpose depth gauge to measure up to 1".
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1988 (v.12#4) pg. 54

How to make a four-way depth gauge.
WORKBENCH Feb 1997 (v.53#1) pg. 12