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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Use a framing square to make sure everything is all squared up before you fasten the back (E).
TOOLS: Tape measure, pencil, circular saw, combination square, framing square, electric drill
I tipped the spool up and used my framing square and drywall square together to lay out parallel edges that would match the ones I made on the bottom.
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.
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].
Use your framing square to make sure that each frame is perfectly square.
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.
Using deck screws, assemble each module, checking squareness with a framing square. Use lines from step 4 to center crosspieces between legs.
Use your framing square to arrange the boards into a perfect rectangle.
Check the frame against a framing square as you screw it together to make sure it's square.
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).