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How to Use Squares, Bevels and Gauges

Learn about the variety of tools used to make and measure angles and guidelines.

Excerpted from Do It Yourself Home Improvement

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Using a Square

Position the stock against the edge of a section of wood. The blade will form a right angle. Using a carpenter's pencil, draw along the edge of the blade to create your right-angled guide line.

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