Pencil - Best tool to be used on a variety of materials., Chinograph Pencil - Lines can be easily removed but lack crispness. Used on plastics, Marking Knife - These make small cuts into the material and can give a clean edge when sawing or chiselling across the grain. Mistakes can be difficult to remove. This can be used on wood and card., Scriber - Used when a very thin, accurate line is required. To help see the line the material is normally coated with engineers blue. Is used on metals, Spirit Pen - Markers come in different thicknesses. Aluminium sheet is often marked out with this but it can also be used on plastics. , Steel Rule - These are available in different lengths but are normally 300mm. They can be used on all materials. , Try Square - Used to mark right angles to an edge. It can also be used to test if surfaces are flat and true. , Adjustable Bevel - Can be adjusted to mark lines at different angles. Can be used on all materials., Mitre Square - Used to measure 45 degree angles., Marking Gauge - Used to mark parallel lines on wood. it is adjustable and is used along the grain. Mortise or cutting versions are available. , Odd Leg Calipers - They are used to mark parallel lines with the stepped foot held against the edge of the material., Spring Dividers - Used to produce very accurate circles and arcs as they have a screw for adjustment., Compass - Different versions allow pencils, pens or spirit markers to be held., Centre Punch - Ideal for making a 'dot' for locating a drill point on metals. For plastics a piece of masking tape placed over the surface should be used. ,
Marking out tools starter
Log in required
Log in required
This leaderboard is currently private. Click
to make it public.
This leaderboard has been disabled by the resource owner.
This leaderboard is disabled as your options are different to the resource owner.
More formats will appear as you play the activity.