Learning how to get started in Woodworking is a daunting task. In today’s video, I will show you the essential skill of how to use a speed square step by step. These tips and tricks will take any hobbyist DIYer and turn them in a seasoned pro around the speed square. I will cover how to mark square lines, using the square to layout lines, using the square as a guide for your saw, marking angles, creating roof pitches, cutting a birdsmouth, laying out eaves, and the differences between common speed squares.

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Husky Extendable Square (Crescent Version): https://amzn.to/3i6luZ4
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0:00 Woodbrew Store
0:34 Introduction
1:43 Speed Squares Overview
7:38 Basics Of Layout
10:08 Marking Angles
12:14 Checking Tools For Square
13:50 Using The Square As A Cut Guide
14:38 Roof Structure Overview
16:27 Marking Roof Pitch On Rafters
17:31 Marking A Birdsmouth On Rafters
20:44 Marking The Eave On A Rafter
22:40 Finding Roof Pitch Using
23:19 Outro

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