Lathe Tool Height Gauge


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About the Tool Height Gauge

This steel gauge offers a simple way to ensure the tip of your cutting tool is set to the centerline height of the lathe. The lower lip is for tools in the standard tool post, while the upper lip is used with the riser tool post. Just set the gauge on the lathe table and position it in front of the tooltip to check the height. The tooltip should just touch the bottom of the lip. It is much quicker and easier than checking height against a center in the headstock or tailstock, as you don’t have to move the crosslide table or tool post to a different position to check tool height.

The improper use of machine tools and their accessories can result in serious injury. Before using this tool, thoroughly read the instructions and make sure you understand its proper and safe use.


Always wear safety glasses when operating machine tools.

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