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    Digital Depth Gauge

    I made a base for a digital indicator and turned it into a very useful digital depth gauge. The collet that holds the indicator is available from McMaster Carr, MCS, and Starrett. By using different indicator tips, it can be used on very small diameter holes. The base is tool steel that has been ground flat, but not hardened.

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    Captn Roy (Oct 4, 2013), kbalch (Oct 4, 2013)

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    Thanks Harvey Melvin Richards! I've added your Digital Depth Gauge to our Measuring and Marking category, as well as to your builder page: Harvey Melvin Richards' Homemade Tools. Your receipt:

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    Very well done, perfect size to hold indicator without being too obtrusive. Super handy indeed for a nice clean end result. Again Well Done!

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