The Modified Square
Article in Woodworker's Journal - April 2003

Re-printed with permission.

Squaring Around an Edge

-- Joanna Werch Takes
Woodworker's Journal
April 2003


Dimensions: 12-1/2 x 8-1/2 x 1 and 9/16 opening x 3-1/2 inches deep. Made of Rigid Metal.


Zero/Zero center finding allows you to mark three workpoints and find center of objects.


U.S. Patented. Other Patents pending. 100% Made in USA. Manufactured in Pittsburgh, PA

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Notching out 2x4's one step --
1-9/16 inch opening by 3-1/2 inches deep


End result! This application can be used in other similar situations


Finding the depth for nail position effectively with no misses


Finding center of hole for workpoint layout. T-Square effect


Finding your quarter points for pipe flange placement


Combination squaring effect for straight line drawing


Press against tread to transfer lines to nearside for nailing


Marking 3 points for centering for base and cap plate fabrication


Transferring lines


Transferring workpoints from farside to nearside


Measuring table-top depth all around for accuracy from top surface


Regular squaring and straight line cuts -- no problem


Notching out stair stringers and easily mark your stair spindles


Measure, mark and square around a flange in one step, no tape needed


Easier when reaching up to square or mark a workpoint


Secondary tongue acts like a handle-like grip for squaring in corners


Handle-like squaring --
Tri-square effect.


Three points of center for column fabrication

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