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 name of the hand held tool used to measure uneven surfaces with the indentation of movable metal pins?
Could be used to measure for wood trim.

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

  1. Robert F

    as in ? for wood trim ?

  2. Glenn H

    Moulding contour gage

  3. Alzhammers

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

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