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Posted by Moderator, Steve on August 19th, 2002 11:10 AM
In reply to FRAMING SQUARE by FREDDIE COOK on August 18th, 2002 11:52 PM [Go to top of thread]

I would get a manual or find a site that actually gave you examples and directed you step by step on its use. A square has two sides, one is the thin side and one is the thicker side, they both have names, but it escapes me. Anyway, if your angle is 12/2 then one side is on the 12 and the other is the 2 and you make your steps or birdnotch or whatever.

Its great for steps or cutting the stringers and for hanging rafters and doing the knotch. I will find an article and get back with you, stay posted.

Others will jump in also, really its easy once you get the sides in order.

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