set square

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set square

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(Tools) a thin flat piece of plastic, metal, etc, in the shape of a right-angled triangle, used in technical drawing
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Noun1.set square - a try square with an adjustable sliding headset square - a try square with an adjustable sliding head
try square - a square having a metal ruler set at right angles to another straight piece
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To get the angles just right, screw the plywood and runner strip together with one screw, then position the miter gauge on the table and set the disc-to-gauge angle with a drafting triangle.
Instead, go to an art supply or woodworking store and buy a 45-degree drafting triangle.
adjustable drafting triangle (about $14 at a drafting supplies store or online at www.