Veritas - Large Saddle Square
When laying out shoulders for a joint have you ever wrapped your cut line around all four faces only to find yourself 1/8" from your start position? Transferring a line from one surface to another...
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Whether complicated or simple, every project deserves an accurate layout. But you don’t have to spend a lot of cash for on-the-money tools. Here are 12 (one for each day of Christmas) trustworthy marking and measuring tools for under 20 bucks.
Great saddle square
Now that i have purchased this saddle square i find myself using it many times a day. When i start a new project i set it on my work table first thing. It is one of those go to tools you wont work without.
Don't buy this!
It's a great dea. It'd be even better if you could actually draw a line on the short side. That side is only 1/8, maybe 3/16" for marking right at the edge. Maybe with a 500 watt light you can see to mark.
Handiest Tool In My Shop
I've had mine for a couple of years and it has become indispensable. Convenient and accurate.
Good. Eccurate n easy
After owning one I wouldn' t be without
I use the sguare for a lot of layout work. Accurate marking makes assembly much easier. My recent purchase is for a gift for a young woodworker. I wanted to give him something which I use myself and value highly.
Simple, sturdy, and very, very useful
Any saddle square will quickly become a go-to marking instrument. This one is typically excellent Veritas quality. Strong and accurate. An extra value for framing work, the open center lets you line up on center marks and draw the outline of your 2 x 4 on the two sides without moving. A solid value.
A Square Deal
Never yet had a Veritas tool that disappointed. Had been using a home made saddle square for years, finally bit the bullet, glad I did.