Height Gauge Plans

Free detailed plans to make a homemade stand for a height gauge, ideal for DIY and woodworking.

It will allow you to accurately measure the heights of router bits or saw blades.

Innovative, easy to make design, using some pieces of plywood and screws.

Attaching and removing the gauge from the stand is quite easy thanks to a magnet.

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You will receive an email with a link to download a Zip file which includes the free plans of the DIY height gauge.

If, for some reason, you don't receive this email, you can also download the plans from this site by logging into your user account. Check out the section "How do I download my plans" of the FAQ. Let me know if you have any problem with the plans.

Included with the homemade height gauge free plans:

  • Instructions in English and Spanish.
  • Scaled printable plans of many parts in PDF and JPEG, A4 format.
  • Full-scale printable PDF templates, A3 or A4 format, to glue it onto the board and so that we can cut and drill in a precise way.
  • Exploded views of all parts and cutting list.
  • MaxCut file with accurate cutting diagrams and cutting list. MaxCut is a free and easy-to-use program. There is no Mac version, but there are other similar programs.
  • A 3D SketchUp model featuring various scenes that will allow you to view and understand the model better, make modifications in the design or check measurements. SketchUp is an indispensible CAD tool for makers, and it's free.
  • 3D Autocad model of the DIY height gauge.
  • Dxf files for Cam programs.
  • The plans are a 3 megabyte Zip file (any computer, Mac or PC, should be able to open Zip files)
  • Take your time to understand the plans.
  • All my plans are in metric, but you can change them to imperial on SketchUp under the command "window/model information," although it's not completely effective at converting. In Autocad, under "format /units" you can change units easily. Logically, PDF sheets and other printable templates and presentations will continue to be in metric.

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