Precision Shop Tools
With only a few exceptions, this section offers Starrett quality tools that do not measure. They are tools needed frequently in manufacturing, such as; a variety of scribers and die for layout, a wide choice of punches, precise small screwdrivers, tap wrenches, a toolmakers hammer, jaw cut nippers, M1 All-Purpose lubricant, tool and instrument oil, other products. inspection scope. Work positioning tools include center finders, a wiggler/center finder set, jack screws, several magnetic and non-magnetic v-blocks, and clamps, pin vises, small setup vises, hold downs, a precision angle blocks, bench blocks and 1-2-3 setup blocks.
Surface Gages

Surface Gages are primarily used to extend reference surfaces from it's precision ground base. These gages are typically used in conjunction with a direct measuring tool to transfer GǪ


Scribers are typically used to identify features locations on a work piece. The act of "scribing" consists of physically marking a relatively precise line, circle, arc, or angle by scGǪ

Edge & Center Finders

Edge & Center Finders are used in the traditional method of locating a spindle relative to a work piece. Spindle location is required in order to correctly make part features. These fGǪ

Punches & Sets

Starrett punches are of the highest quality on earth. As simply as they are, punches are designed for specific applications. The drives are heat treated and seasoned to absorb repetitiveGǪ

Screwdrivers & Sets

Starrett screwdrivers are Made in USA and built with craftsmanship. They are used for a variety of applications, especially in fine & delicate work. Handles are available in hexagonal GǪ

Pin Vises & Sets

Pin vises are tool holding devices that allow small tools to be held in place with positive acting jaws (think mini-chuck) with interchangeability depending on the effective diameters GǪ

Tap Wrenches

A tap wrench used in combination with a drill tap is the traditional method to tapping (threading) a hole. This traditional method continues to be a preferred tapping method for when GǪ


V-Blocks are work holding tools that improve an operators ability to properly hold down a work piece. The sides, base, and contact surface must be precision ground so that the workGǪ

Jack Screws

Jack screws support work pieces. The jack screws create mechanical advantage by translating rotational motion into linear motion via a screw. Oftentimes a work piece may be heldGǪ

Vise & Clamps

Vise and clamps are another category of work holding tools. Vises and clamps secure work so that machine operations can be executed correctly. A moving part will yield incorrect partGǪ

Other Shop Tools

Other Shop tools include Starrett Tool and Instrument Oil, M1 All-Purpose Oil, and other products that support metalworking and the care and maintenance of our tools.GǪ