framing square


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framing square

[′frām·iŋ ‚skwer]
(design engineering)
A graduated carpenter's square used for cutting off and making notches.

carpenter’s square, framing square

carpenter’s square
A flat, steel square commonly used in carpentry.
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Check alignment with a framing square, then drive two screws through each side piece into each post.
Use a framing square to mark the location of the drawer divider.
Mark and cut rough opening on sheathing using carpenters' level and framing square to assure that the top is horizontal, the sides are vertical, and the corners are 90 [degrees].
Mark a vertical line where your studs are, lay a 1x2 on the stairs, and slide a framing square along the 1x2 until the end of the 2-ft.
Use your framing square to make sure that each frame is perfectly square.
Using deck screws, assemble each module, checking squareness with a framing square.
Use your framing square to arrange the boards into a perfect rectangle.
Use a framing square to mark the lines for the smaller components, but don't forget that the blade will remove about 1/8 in.
Butt their ends against a framing square, then draw two lines across the assembled boards, each line 2 inches in from one end (these lines will help you position the boards on the frame).