I love creating free content full of tips for my readers, you. I don't accept paid sponsorships, my opinion is my own, but if you find my recommendations helpful and you end up buying something you like through one of my links, I could earn a commission at no extra cost to you. Learn moreMeasurements and shapes are important when you’re fixing something. It is easy and reasonable to use a measuring scale to take these measurements for straight objects, but not so much when it comes to objects having curves and complex structures. A contour gauge can come to your rescue in this situation. A contour gauge is used to imitate the shape and take the measurements of these irregularly shaped objects like pipes, corners, etc. The contour gauge comes in different sizes. But the most common is the 6 inch and the 10-inch contour gauge. We will tell you everything you need to know about these two gauges in detail.