Principles of a Framing Square?

Answer Most do-it-yourself carpenters are familiar with at least one basic principal of a steel or framing square. That idea is the right angle. You can also use a framing square to calculate any angle, s... Read More »

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Framing Square Tricks?

A framing square, also known as a steel square, is one of the staples of the carpenter's toolbox. Not only can it be used to determine right angles, it is also used to calculate the length and angl... Read More »

How to Find Angles With a Framing Square And a Tangent Table?

A framing square consists of a long arm and short arm that meet at a right angle. The long arm is the body and the short arm is the tongue of the framing square. A tangent table is a list of angula... Read More »

Will 28 degree framing nails fit into a 31 degree framing nailer?

Even though there are people that will surely argue to the contrary, probably not. It's not only the difference in angle, it's also frequently the collation type and other nail specifications. 28 d... Read More »

What Is Key Framing?

Simply put, a key frame is an action that is occurring at a single point in time. An animation is strung together by combining all of the key frames and filling in the frames in between. There is n... Read More »