Lay Out Accurate Stair Stringers With This Custom Tool
A slotted shop-made fence on a framing square takes the place of stair gauges for a more reliable layout on rough-edged lumber.
If you’re framing a staircase, you could hope that the stair gauges on your framing square bear against the edge of a nice straight board, but they may not—in that case, there’s a better way.
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If you’ve got to make a really accurate cut with your sliding compound saw, you could sneak up on that cut to get exactly where you want to be, but there’s a better way.