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Nubsnstubs

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#1 posted 02-07-2018 02:10 PM

This is what I m talking about. They call it a “rafter square” for some unknown reason. Made in the USA and mine is absolutely square as can be (or as close as I can see with 20/15 vision).

https://www.woodcraft.com/products/starrett-tempered-steel-rafter-square

- jonah

The unknown reason would be because,,,,,THATS WHAT IT IS,,,,,,

- cabmaker

Hehehehe Yep. all those numbers stamped, engraved or silk screened on “framing/Rafter squares are there for several different measuring methods for building different components of houses. They were a “computer” back in the day. I’ll admit, I only use mine for checking square, but they are much more than a square…...... Jerry (in Tucson)

-- Jerry (in Tucson) www.woodturnerstools.com


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