scribing block


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Noun1.scribing block - gauge consisting of a scriber mounted on an adjustable standscribing block - gauge consisting of a scriber mounted on an adjustable stand; used to test the accuracy of plane surfaces
gauge, gage - a measuring instrument for measuring and indicating a quantity such as the thickness of wire or the amount of rain etc.
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Measure over from the wall to your pencil mark, and make a scribing block that size, Use your block to trace a pencil tine down the filter strip.
The aim was to provide proper jobs and an useful service Apprentice Edward Williams, of Connah''s Quay, gets to grips with a scribing block and magnetic bolster with instructor Mr J Moody in the John Summers apprenticeship scheme in March 1963.