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framing square

noun
1.
a steel square usually having on its faces various tables and scales useful to the carpenter.
Also called steel square.
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  • Use a carpenter's framing square or draftsman's large plastic triangle as an aid for scribing right angles across the boards.
  • If the second surface is perpendicular to the first, a framing square can be used to mark the ends of the log.
  • Use a rafter framing square, speed square, and calculator in laying out a roof.

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