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Essential guide to the steel square / Ken Horner.

Horner, Ken, 1936- author. (Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch 694.2 HORNER (Text) 33946003086316 Nonfiction . 2nd Floor Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781565238916
  • ISBN: 1565238915
  • Physical Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: East Petersburg, PA : Fox Chapel Publishing, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally published in 2007.
Includes index.
"How to figure everything out with one simple tool, no batteries required"--Cover.
Formatted Contents Note: Introduction -- History of the steel square -- A close look at the steel square -- Types of squares -- Testing for square -- Truing a square -- Problem-solving techniques -- Using the scales on a square -- Stairs -- Roofs -- Laying out the rafters -- The speed square -- Circles and square problems -- Laying out angles -- Proportioning problems -- Arch, arc and ellipse problems -- Cylinders and cones: sheet-metal problems.
Summary, etc.: Packed with hundreds of clear illustrations and diagrams, skill-building exercises, and simple rules of thumb, this handy reference will show any curious carpenter, woodworker, or serious do-it-yourselfer how indispensable the steel square can be in building stairs, roofs, rafters, and practically anything else. No batteries are required - your steel square can solve many problems that your smart phone can't.--COVER.
Subject: Carpenters' squares.
Woodworking tools.

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