Rough oak pieces from a cut off branch. Resawn at the time when the branch was cut off and left to dry in the workshop for a couple of years.
Step 1: Preparing Wood
planed down to size and ready for slicing on the table saw.
Step 2: PIeces for the Marking Guage
All the pieces are same width and height.
Using the marking bar as template the panel is assembled and glued at a tight fit, where the bar barely can move.
Step 3: Finished Guage
Inserting the pin for the makring a hole was predrilled and a small nail was driven through, to make the tip.
Filing the tip to a sharp point is recommended!