George Vondriska

Franklin-Titebond Shop-Made Wooden Try Square: Part 2

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In the second, and final, part of this project series you’ll learn how to assemble the blade and handle so they’re perfectly square. This requires a shop-made assembly block, and glue with a longer open time, to make sure everything is perfect and the square is reliable. Once the blade and handle are assembled, we’ll pin them together with brass rods, which adds a great detail. A coat of finish, and the wooden try square will be ready to use, and show off.

Titebond Original Wood Glue, Titebond III Ultimate Wood Glue, and Titebond Instant Adhesive provided by Titebond. For more information, visit

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2 Responses to “Franklin-Titebond Shop-Made Wooden Try Square: Part 2”

  1. John M.

    Great videos - Thanks for sharing. One question though: The clamping wedge you made looks like it doesn't have a notch at the point of the 90 degree point. How did it not get glued to the try-square with the squeeze out?

  2. John D.

    A simple yet unique tool that most amateurs can accomplish!! The description calls it a "Try Square" and I believe that it should be a "Tri Square". Aside from that, a great idea!!

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