No 94 Dual Beam Scribe-Metric
At the beginning of the 20th Century the term “Pre-Hung Door” didn’t exist. Neither did hand-held routers or routing templates. Hinges were mortised into doors and door frames with keen chisels and skilled hands. Seeing how much time finish carpenters spent laying out these mortises,...
Historically, one marking gauge was set to the thickness of the hinge while the second was set to the width of the mortise. That procedure works just as well today laying out mortises for the hinges of a jewelry box or small cabinet. But the dual settings could also represent the shoulder width and tenon length of mortise and tenon joints or the pin and tail lengths of through dovetails.
The precisely machined shoulders on both sides of the gauge make the tool a small square, too. With an overall length of 3" it is ideally suited for working on the edges of boards, where larger squares would be awkward.
We made Woodpeckers No. 94 Dual Beam Scribe a fairly faithful reproduction of the early-20th century Stanley #94. It has all the same features and functions, but we build it the “Woodpeckers Way”. The body is precision machined on state-of-the-art CNC mills from “cast and ground aluminum tool plate” …the most stable aluminum stock available in the world. After machining, the bodies are anodized for surface protection and to give them our familiar “Woodpecker Red” color. The beams and locking knobs are turned from stainless steel. The marking cutters are hardened to take and hold an edge, delivering crisp, clean scribe lines. And the scales are laser engraved to the same tolerance we use for our Precision Woodworking Squares and Woodworking Rules.
We make the Dual Beam Scribe in both Inch and Metric graduations. Either version comes to you in an American-made protective case with a custom-cut foam liner. It will keep your tool protected while it’s waiting for the next project with complicated, repetitive lay out work.
Like all OneTIME Tools, the No. 94 Dual Beam Scribe is only made to order, precisely machined and carefully inspected in our Strongsville, Ohio factory (just south of Cleveland). Order deadline is Monday, December 16, 2019. Once orders are filled, these tools will be retired from our product line. Order yours today! Delivery is scheduled for April, 2020.