Square (Combination Square)

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 If you are a beginner, the following links from our beginner site, Common Woodworking, may be useful to you:

Which square do you recommend?

The square we use in the school is the following Stanley square. They have lasted well and stayed square, although manufacture has now been moved:

They should still be checked for square when you get it from time to time. For a higher quality square that should last a lifetime look at a Starrett combination plane as seen here:

Paul’s recommendations:

What are the different types of squares?

Is my square square/How do you test a square for square?

How do I fix my try square?