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Forum topic by GregU posted 03-01-2011 06:48 AM 1369 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-01-2011 06:48 AM

I’ve seen some of the 12” triangles, Woodpeck’s for example, but I’d like to have a 16” one. Anyone have a good place to go for one of these? Thanks. Greg

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#1 posted 03-01-2011 07:09 AM


You might try the following web site:
Also a good source for accurate low cost squares and protractors.

-- Dave, Clovis CA

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#2 posted 03-01-2011 07:57 AM

Might try an office supply store or one that specializes in drafting supplies.

At worst, why not make one of your own? A piece of 1/4” or 1/8” hardboard, check for a good 90 degree corner, measure 16” up each side, cut it with a straight edge and pattern bit in a router. You can even cut a hole in the center with a can light bit or the router with a pattern bit.

Good luck. Cheers!

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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#3 posted 03-01-2011 09:21 PM

I tried the office supply route, could only get a 12”, and when I checked it at home, it wasn’t even square! No drafting supply shops around here, and who even draws by hand anymore, LOL. I was looking for someplace that others had tried before and found the triangle to be accurate/square. I might consider making my own, just picked up a sheet of hardboard this am. Thanks. Greg

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#4 posted 03-01-2011 09:31 PM

Try Lee Valley Tiools. They have large squares and triangle. I think up to 4ft. It measures 48” squre. There is a not in their catalogue that it can’t be shipped. But if you know someone in Canada they may be able to pick one up nad ship to you.

They also have a protractor that may work. It meaasures 20X9”

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