There are cheaper options out there that work far better
Posted December 7, 2013
I bought this center finder before I purchased the cheaper stock center finder - and I wish I hadn't. This thing is almost useless. I like the idea of it - and I have no complaints about the quality of it - but it simply doesn't do a good job of finding the center because of how it is designed. The notches on the inside of the legs are too shallow, and as a result, once you have the tool placed atop your spindle, you can still move it around way too easily. So by the time you have it positioned, and your mallet raised, you've already wiggled the tool back and forth several times. Basically, there's just no real way to tell if you are perfectly level - which leads to many off-center marks. Save yourself $10 bucks, and go for the cheaper plastic one. It works far better.