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Essential Guide to the Steel Square

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Every woodworker owns a steel square, but few know all they could do with it! Inside Essential Guide to the Steel Square:

  • Unlock the secrets of the steel square, an indispensable time-honored hand tool
  • A handy reference for any curious carpenter, woodworker, or serious do-it-yourselfer
  • Quickly solve common construction problems involving angles, arcs, circles, & squares
  • No batteries required to answer geometry and layout questions for any project
  • Practical advice, simple rules of thumb, and skill-building exercises
  • Hundreds of clear illustrations and diagrams

For centuries, the steel square has been a mainstay in the toolbox of skilled craftsmen. In the hands of someone who knows how to use it, this simple tool can quickly solve many common construction problems involving angles, arcs, circles, and squares.

With the help of Essential Guide to the Steel Square, anyone can unlock the helpful secrets of this valuable, time-honored tool. Packed with hundreds of clear illustrations and diagrams, skill-building exercises, and simple rules of thumb, this handy reference will show any curious carpenter, woodworker, or serious do-it-yourselfer how indispensable the steel square can be in building stairs, roofs, rafters, and practically anything else.

No batteries are required—your steel square can solve many problems that your smart phone can't!


Our Promise To You.

If it is for sale in our store -- it is because we use it and love it!

We are happy to share our experiences with these tools which may enhance your own. Given care, maintenance, and love, each of these fine tools is capable of lasting a lifetime. We do limit warranties to those offered by our supplying manufacturers. If ever you have a question or concern regarding any of the tools we sell, please let us know.

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These tools, toys and supplies are in constant use by our students, timber framing crews, and family. At Shelter Tools, we have a working knowledge of every product we sell. Graduates will find particular items recommended in class and on site.


If you don't see the tools or items you need, we can find it for you. Write us or call us anytime.