[200q20v] DIY Alignment, tools and procedures
pjrose at frontiernet.net
Wed Jun 6 16:24:52 EDT 2001
At 9:27 AM -0400 6/6/01, Kneale Brownson wrote:
>You probably also want to calibrate your carpenter square, Bernie.
>One way is to use the edge of your bench and mark a line on the top
>for the arm that goes across the bench, then flip the square to see
>if the same arm lines up exactly with the mark. Carpenter squares
>are famous for going out of square because they get dropped/bumped a
>bunch, so you usually can get them back into square with mild
>bumping. Otherwise, go get another. They're usually even cheaper
>At 10:54 PM 06/05/2001 -0800, Bernie Benz wrote:
I believe Bernie's using a steel "framing square", not a "Try-square"
so that "bumping" adjustment won't work, although the test is still
valid. I do recall that some adroit dimpling with a hammer and
prick-punch (at the inner or outer corner, depending on the error)
will help true up a steel framing square.
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