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Forum topic by Joseph Crivelli posted 01-28-2013 04:52 PM 1303 views 0 times favorited 16 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-28-2013 04:52 PM

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On American Woodshop Episode 1910 Outdoor Accents, Scott Phillips uses a black metal T-Square.
The blade of the square has a slot cut down the middle in which the head adjust and locks.

Can anyone identify this ruler?

I’ve searched in vain for this tool.

Thank you!

-- SOLTC


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#1 posted 01-28-2013 04:59 PM

Like an adjustable drywall square?

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#2 posted 01-28-2013 05:02 PM

No!

I looked at numerous drywall squares.

-- SOLTC

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#3 posted 01-28-2013 05:06 PM

try googling the phrase: “adjustable t square”

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#4 posted 01-28-2013 05:10 PM

Did that too!

None like the one i’m looking for.

-- SOLTC

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#5 posted 01-28-2013 05:17 PM

GOOD LUCK !!!

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#6 posted 01-28-2013 05:19 PM

something like this woodpecker t square?

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#7 posted 01-28-2013 05:20 PM

Try this
http://www.amazon.com/Mayes-Level-10231-Squangle/dp/B00004YZP6

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#8 posted 01-28-2013 05:46 PM

Just watched the video you referenced. I see the t-square you are talking about, but it does not look adjustable to me. It resembles the woodpecker square that PurpLev posted, only in black. Perhaps it was an earlier model

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#9 posted 01-28-2013 06:11 PM

I believe Woodcraft got Woodpeckers to run them some of their tools with a black anodize rather than a red one. They sold them under the “Pinnacle” brand. It’s the same tool, different color.

The Woodpecker T square is not adjustable.

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#10 posted 01-28-2013 06:58 PM

I think brtech is right.

sure wish they still had them available, I like the looks of that

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#11 posted 01-28-2013 07:01 PM

That black is way nicer looking than that ugly red woodpecker stuff.

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#12 posted 01-29-2013 12:59 AM

The red and the black square look the same, both outsourced from the same company I guess.

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#13 posted 01-29-2013 01:34 AM

Let’s be clear. Woodpecker’s makes them, it its own factory, in Ohio. Woodcraft outsourced to Woodpecker’s.
Woodpecker makes all their own tools in that factory. They sell stuff they get from others, but the Woodpecker brand tools are made by Woodpecker’s in Ohio.

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#14 posted 01-29-2013 03:40 PM

Thank you all for your responses to my question.

After identifying the T-Square in question, I decided that this tool was not what I was looking for.

I decided that the Woodpeckers 24inch Woodworking Rule together with the Pinnacle 2” Rule Stop will give me the type of ruler I want.

-- SOLTC

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#15 posted 01-29-2013 03:48 PM

Bridge city tools makes an adjustable T square.

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