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OneTIME Tool® - Setup Blocks


Our Precision Setup Blocks Beat a Tape Measure Every Time

Stop Squinting! Have you noticed that as the years go by, the marks on rules and tapes seem to get closer and closer together? Here’s a way to get those tiny lines out of your life when working on critical machinery set ups. Woodpeckers Setup Blocks give you precise physical references to gauge the height of a cutter or the position of a fence. Just select the block clearly marked with your desired dimension, place it beside your machine tooling, and adjust. Use both your senses of sight and touch to dial in a perfect fit.

Stop Guessing! Anyone that has tried to set a critical depth of cut on a circular saw blade knows what can happen if you’re reading it just a little in front of (or a little behind) top dead center. The generous 4-inch length of Woodpeckers Setup Blocks eliminates that problem. There’s no guessing as to where top dead center is and trying to position your scale at just the right point. Just place the setup block along the blade and TDC will be obvious.

Start Gauging! This isn’t a new trick, just one more commonly used in metal working than in woodworking. Machinists call them “gauge blocks” and they’ve been around for centuries. Once you start using your setup blocks, you’ll find more and more places where they work better than rules or tapes. You’ll start stacking them on top of (or next to) each other to hit larger dimensions. This is really handy with the largest block in the set, which is precisely 1” x 2” x 4”. Need your rip fence at 2-1/4” for cabinet rails and stiles? Take the big block and the quarter inch block, snug them together and adjust your fence until the combination just barely kisses the saw blade. Perfect fence setting without worrying about being on the right mark on your rule or whether your tape is square to the fence.

Carefully Made for Generations of Use. All the blocks are machined to a tolerance of 1/1000th of an inch for dimension, flatness and squareness. Check any combination you want with the most accurate measuring device you have. You’ll see that a stack of these blocks is just as accurate as your best rule, and much easier to work with.

Woodpeckers Setup Blocks are machined from aircraft grade aluminum billets on CNC milling centers. Then they are anodized to create a durable surface that resists most shop chemicals and won’t leave dark marks on your stock like untreated aluminum will. Each block is individually checked for tolerance before being packed in a fitted case and shipped to your shop.

Different Sets for Different Shop Needs. As promised, we are re-releasing the Setup Blocks because of customer demand. The 13-Piece Standard Set gives you an economical set that will stack to hit every fraction from 1/32" to 1" in 1/32" increments. If you bought the 13-Piece Standard Set in a previous release, you’re probably ready to add the 19-Piece Expansion Set, giving you every Setup Block size from 1/32" to 1" in 1/32" increments. We also offer a 10-Piece Metric Set. The Standard Set, Expansion Set and Metric Set come in Woodpeckers molded cases with custom-cut foam liners.

Or, go “all in” with the 42-Piece Jumbo Deluxe Set. It has the complete Fractional Set and the complete Metric Set, packed in your choice of a Woodpeckers molded case or a Festool-style Systainer.

 

CLICK HERE to download Gauge Block Machine Setup Instructions.

CLICK HERE to download Setup Blocks Blog Article

Like all our OneTIME Tools, Woodpeckers Setup Blocks are only made to order. This one has only come out of the vault a couple times over the last six years, so if you missed it before, now you have second chance to get one of your own.

The order deadline is Monday, June 25, 2018. Once orders are filled, this tool will again be retired from our product line. Delivery is scheduled for October 2018. Like all Woodpeckers tools, these Setup Blocks are manufactured in our Strongsville, Ohio factory, just south of Cleveland. Proudly Made in the USA!



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Available Sets


13pc Standard Set - Inch
$139.99

19pc Expansion Set - Inch
$179.99

10pc Metric Set
$119.99

42pc Deluxe Jumbo Set in
Woodpeckers case.
$379.99

42pc Deluxe Jumbo Set in
Systainer case.
$419.99

   
Setup Blocks, Inch - 42pc Jumbo Deluxe Set in Systainer Case
Scheduled to ship October 2018.

$419.99
SUB42S-2018

Includes 1/32, 1/16, 3/32, 1/8, 5/32, 3/16, 7/32, 1/4, 9/32, 5/16, 11/32, 3/8, 13/32, 7/16, 15/32, 1/2, 17/32, 9/16, 19/32, 5/8, 21/32, 11/16, 23/32, 3/4, 25/32, 13/16, 27/32, 7/8, 29/32, 15/16, 31/32, 1x2x4, .5mm, 1mm, 2mm, 4mm, 6.5mm, 8mm, 16mm,18mm, 32mm, 25x50x100mm. Includes Systainer style case. Made in U.S.A.

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Setup Blocks, Inch - 42pc Jumbo Deluxe Set in Woodpeckers Case
Scheduled to ship October 2018.

$379.99
SUB42W-2018

Includes 1/32, 1/16, 3/32, 1/8, 5/32, 3/16, 7/32, 1/4, 9/32, 5/16, 11/32, 3/8, 13/32, 7/16, 15/32, 1/2, 17/32, 9/16, 19/32, 5/8, 21/32, 11/16, 23/32, 3/4, 25/32, 13/16, 27/32, 7/8, 29/32, 15/16, 31/32, 1x2x4, .5mm, 1mm, 2mm, 4mm, 6.5mm, 8mm, 16mm,18mm, 32mm, 25x50x100mm. Includes molded Woodpeckers case. Made in U.S.A.

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Setup Blocks, Inch - 19pc Expansion Set in Woodpeckers Case
Scheduled to ship October 2018.

$179.99
SUB19-2018

Includes 5/32, 9/32, 5/16, 11/32, 13/32, 7/16, 17/32, 9/16, 19/32, 5/8, 21/32, 11/16, 25/32, 13/16, 27/32, 7/8, 29/32, 15/16, 31/32. Includes molded Woodpeckers case. Made in U.S.A.

Quantity

   
Setup Blocks, Inch - 13pc Standard Set in Woodpeckers Case
Scheduled to ship October 2018.

$139.99
SUB13-2018

Includes 1/32, 1/16, 3/32, 1/8, 3/16, 7/32, 1/4, 3/8, 15/32, 1/2, 23/32, 3/4, 1x2x4. Includes molded Woodpeckers case. Made in U.S.A.

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Setup Blocks, Metric - 10pc Set in Woodpeckers Case
Scheduled to ship October 2018.

$119.99
SUB10-2018

Includes .5mm, 1mm, 2mm, 4mm, 6.5mm, 8mm, 16mm,18mm, 32mm, 25x50x100mm. Includes molded Woodpeckers case. Made in U.S.A.

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Starrett 3206-6 6 Dial Caliper with .001 Graduations
$114.99
LSS-3202-6

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Starrett Fractional Dial Caliper 6 Model 1202F-6
$110.99
LSS-1202F-6

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Starrett 66T Inch Reading Thickness Gauge
$79.99
LSS-66T

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