A few months ago I bought a dial gauge ‘cos I knew it was time to replace my planer knives. I decided not to but a holder for it, but rather make one.
Take one parquet floor block (see previous post) and set a pair of magnets in the bottom.
Hack up some aluminium off-cuts and assemble the whole lot with mismatched bolts.
Don’t laugh – it works.
-- I may be schizophrenic, but at least I have each other.