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Tri-framing square

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Project by Belg1960 posted 12-10-2013 01:57 AM 963 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just took some hard maple left over from my easel project and ripped them to 3/8 thick and then carefully grooved out the thickness of the framing square. Mixed up 2 part epoxy, glued, scrapped, planed and trued it to the long side with variety of planes files scrapers. Now I have 24” long tri-square that is much more accurate then the framer was before. Did the double line test and came out exactly parallel.

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!





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#1 posted 12-10-2013 05:15 AM

Good Idea well done.

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#2 posted 12-10-2013 02:56 PM

Very good.

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#3 posted 11-22-2015 05:11 PM

Awsome hack for truing a frame square , never thought of thats ! Thanks for posting this

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#4 posted 12-08-2015 01:07 AM

your welcome someone on the jobsite liked it so much they walked off with it.

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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