How to Store Your Lawnmower for Winter

Hand Squares

        Two measuring squares (top and right), as well as combination square and try square (bottom left).       Traditionally, the larger metal squares like the rafter square were thought of as carpenter’s tools. In contrast,...
How to Store Your Lawnmower for Winter

The Bevel Gauge

    A near relation of the try square, the bevel gauge also consists of a handle or stock with an attached tongue (or blade). In the case of the bevel gauge, however, its purpose is to fabricate or replicate pieces that are not square. In its various forms,...
How to Store Your Lawnmower for Winter

The Carpenter’s Square

Every time I pick up a carpenter’s square, it feels familiar. This is one of the practical, substantial tools that always seem eager to go to work. Made of flat steel or aluminum, the carpenter’s square is actually shaped like an L. Today’s standard...