Warehouse Sale At Bridge City Build A Brass And Rosewood Try Square
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Editor's note: This article ran in the October 2011 issue of PWM and we are resurfacing it because John is clearing out some bins of blanks in a warehouse sale on his site.I've included part of the article here and the build is detailed in the PDF of the issue.
This is not a sponsored post, we just wanted to share a great article that paired with his sale that opens up tomorrow, January 15th at 9 am PST.By John Economaki Make the square that launched Bridge City with tools found in most home shops.
From 1977-1983 I made my living as a studio furniture designer and maker.In addition to making furniture, I found most of the hand tools available at the time so uninspiring and inconsistent with the craftsmanship values I was trying to impart in my furniture, that I made my own.
The roots of my personal 'homemade' try square, however, go back to the fall of 1973 and my first days as a rookie woodshop teacher.Amongst the supplies ordered by my predecessor were a dozen Stanley try squares.
Several of them were so visibly off I remember asking myself, 'What do you call a square that is...