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Forum topic by Andrew714 posted 10-30-2018 03:15 PM 648 views 0 times favorited 8 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Andrew714

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10-30-2018 03:15 PM

Hello,

I am looking for anyone who might have this set of squares from Woodpeckers and interested in selling them. It was one of their OneTime tools, so it was only available for a short time. I wouldn’t need to buy both squares from the same person, I just need to end up with both of them one way or another.

If you have one or both of these, please let me know what condition they are in, and how much you would be willing to sell them for.

Thanks,

Andrew


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waho6o9

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#1 posted 10-30-2018 03:49 PM

Maybe they have one laying around for you. Best of luck.

Monday thru Friday 9 am – 5 pm EST

Woodpeckers, LLC
13700 Prospect Road
Strongsville, OH 44149

(We do not have a showroom and are not open to the public. If you would like to arrange to pick up your order, please call us to arrange an appointment.)

Phone – 1-800-752-0725
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Andrew714

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#2 posted 10-30-2018 05:24 PM

Sadly, I’ve tried that. They have no stock on these. :(

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Dan Wolfgang

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#3 posted 10-31-2018 01:36 AM

I bought this set at The Woodworking Shows in the beginning of 2018. They were leftovers from the OneTime tool run, and when I bought mine they only had like eight left, if memory serves. I really didn’t like the price, but after handling I just couldn’t let them go. They’re my favorite squares now. Good luck finding a set!

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Rayne

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#4 posted 10-31-2018 01:39 AM

May I ask exactly why you want this set in particular? Is there some special feature you like on these that you couldn’t compromise on and use the 851 or 1251 set?

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Andrew714

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#5 posted 10-31-2018 01:38 PM



May I ask exactly why you want this set in particular? Is there some special feature you like on these that you couldn t compromise on and use the 851 or 1251 set?

- Rayne

Thanks for the question. I want this set primarily because the blade is stainless instead of aluminum, and I plan to use them for marking measurements a lot. The aluminum squares are much thicker, so unless you’re looking straight down on the measurement, you’re likely to make your mark inaccurately due to the parallax error. I’ve looked for other squares similar to this one, but there just doesn’t seem to be anything else out there that’s a close match to this one.

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Andrew714

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#6 posted 10-31-2018 01:42 PM



I bought this set at The Woodworking Shows in the beginning of 2018. They were leftovers from the OneTime tool run, and when I bought mine they only had like eight left, if memory serves. I really didn t like the price, but after handling I just couldn t let them go. They re my favorite squares now. Good luck finding a set!

- Dan Wolfgang

I agree Dan. Once I get them, they will be the only squares I use in my shop, and I will never part with them.

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AZWoody

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#7 posted 10-31-2018 02:06 PM


May I ask exactly why you want this set in particular? Is there some special feature you like on these that you couldn t compromise on and use the 851 or 1251 set?

- Rayne

Thanks for the question. I want this set primarily because the blade is stainless instead of aluminum, and I plan to use them for marking measurements a lot. The aluminum squares are much thicker, so unless you re looking straight down on the measurement, you re likely to make your mark inaccurately due to the parallax error. I ve looked for other squares similar to this one, but there just doesn t seem to be anything else out there that s a close match to this one.

- Andrew714

Can you not use the aluminum T Squares? Even though they’re thicker there’s no parallax because they have indexed holes for all the measurements just like the one you’re using.

Even the straight measuring rules they have are beveled on the edge as well.

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Andrew714

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#8 posted 10-31-2018 03:03 PM


Can you not use the aluminum T Squares? Even though they re thicker there s no parallax because they have indexed holes for all the measurements just like the one you re using.

Even the straight measuring rules they have are beveled on the edge as well.

- AZWoody

I could, and I might still order one after I get the stainless squares. Like you mentioned, I like it that they have the indexed holes and beveled edges, but I think a traditional square would still be my go-to, especially since I can’t check for square on an interior corner with the T-squares. If I order a T-square, I would probably order one that’s 36” or something, so the functionality there would overlap less with the standard square. Thanks for the thoughts.

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