Whether you’re a beginner machinist or just someone tinkering in your garage, precision measuring tools are the equipment that will allow you to finish your project accurately.
We have guides to the most common types of measurement tools used in machining below along with all the additional info you could want to help you get the most out of your tool and avoid some of the most common mistakes.
Measuring Tool Guides
One of the most versatile pieces of measuring equipment found in any machinist’s toolbox. Check out our reviews and guides.
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Being so versatile means they get used a lot. Make sure all your measurements are right on the money with our guide to the best digital calipers.
The digital calipers older cousin. Dial calipers have been around for decades and more than one company have perfected them. Watch out for the knock offs though!
All telescoping gauges are not created equal. Find the lesser known gems and avoid the well known fool’s gold. Price does not always equal quality when it comes to this measuring tool.
It ain’t all calipers and micrometers. Check out all the other gauges for checking length, width, thickness and every other types of dimension.
Includes tips for finding a good tool as well as the best accessories to complement those tools.