Mako(Bamboo Profile Gauge)

Mako is a wooden profile gauge. Press Mako against the object to measure the shape, then trace the accurate shape on paper. Lately more and more archeologists around the world are using Mako as an essential archeology tool.

Mako’s wooden frames are made by Japanese excellent craftsmanship, which gives a nice pleasant texture and will fit your hands.

The pins are very thin, about 0.5 mm. They are made of bamboo which is very flexible and soft so that they won’t scratch the objects. Makos are ideal for examining the valuable objects before they are exhibited or stored.

Compared to metal profile gauges, Makos are much lighter.Comfortable to use for long hours. They last for many years because bamboo pins are very flexible and won’t break easily.

Makos are critical tools in Japanese archeology. Please add this excellent tool to your archeology tool box.


Mako size chart

Mako size chart