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Posted on Why are squares so damn expensive?

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#1 posted 01-12-2013 01:40 AM

Higher precision = more money. Usually exponentially. That one you link to is within 0.0001” every 6”. Meaning it’s longest side is within square by 0.0006”.

For woodworking, I’m sure 1/64” error (0.0156”) over 12” is probably fine. The wood will move more than that.

-- The quality of one's woodworking is directly related to the amount of flannel worn.

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