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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:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0001IWESC

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:

http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B00002254K

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?

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