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Aline-Set - Aline-Set

Aline-Sets are great gauge blocks for any straightening and aligning process that involves stretching a string.

$7.00 (As of 3/10/2011)

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Editor's Review: Better Gauge Blocks

review date: March 10, 2011

Aline-Sets are small, flat pieces of polycarbonate resin that replace the 2x blocks that most framers nail in the corners of a stud wall to secure their stringlines for wall straightening. The setup can be used with three of the plastic blocks: one on each end of a wall and a third (or a tape measure) to gauge the straightness of the wall along the length of the string. Each piece—which has notches that can hold the string at four different measurement positions—is secured with one or two nails and is easy to remove with the claw of a hammer after use.

Aline-Sets won’t bog down your tool belt and are easier to use and more accurate than old-fashioned 2x blocks. They’re great for any straightening or aligning process that involves stretching a string, from deck posts to foundation forms. A set of two costs about $7.

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Manufacturer Specifications

Manufacturer Aline-Set
Manufacturer's Web Site
Manufacturer's Phone Number 608-526-9848
Measuring Capacity N/A
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