What is the name of the hand held tool used to measure surfaces with the indentation of movable metal pins?

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What is the of the held tool to with the of movable ?
Could be used to measure for wood trim.

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    • Robert F
    • October 14, 2010

    as in ? for wood trim ?

    • Glenn H
    • October 14, 2010

    Moulding contour gage

    • Alzhammers
    • October 14, 2010

    It’s a profile gauge also known as a contour duplication gauge.

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