- Layout die, straight edge, and scriber
- Hermaphrodite caliper, protractor, and machinists squares
- Digital height gage
- Prick punch and center punch
Layout is the process of transferring measurements from a drawing to a workpiece.
Layout is an important part of machining especially when working with castings, forgings and weldments. It is important that you lay out carefully to make sure you have enough material to “clean up” all important surfaces.