OldTools Archive

Recent Search Bios FAQ

265857 John Holladay <docholladay0820@g...> 2018‑05‑17 Re: How big is your try square?
This is almost evolving into something like that Big Deck sketch they do on
Blue Collar Comedy Tour.

On Thu, May 17, 2018 at 2:02 PM, Ken Shepard  wrote:

> Here is a photo of my largest try squares, both 20", with a metal framing
> square for comparison.  These are the largest factory-made woodworking
> squares I have seen.  One was found in Clinton, TN and the other in Bethel,
> ME.
>
> > https://www.dropbox.com/s/2vv3ct6f5nqjrmo/Big%20try%20squares.jpg?dl=0
>
> Ken
>
> On Mon, May 14, 2018 at 12:10 PM Bill Webber  wrote:
>
> > GGs
> >
> > What is the biggest try square you have ever seen?  The Hilton tool
> > chest has place for a try square that could have a blade up to 32-inches
> > long.  The handle would look like the top one in this picture:
> >
> > > http://billwebb
er.galootcentral.com/1805-013.JPG
> >
> > Any ideas as to how long the blades were on these things?  The blade on
> > the big one in the picture is nearly 18-inches.
> >
> > Bill W.
> > Nottingham, PA
> > > Woodworkers visit me at htt
p://billwebber.galootcentral.com/
> >
> >
> > ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > OldTools is a mailing list catering to the interests of hand tool
> > aficionados, both collectors and users, to discuss the history, usage,
> > value, location, availability, collectibility, and restoration of
> > traditional handtools, especially woodworking tools.
> >
> > To change your subscription options:
> > > https
://oldtools.swingleydev.com/mailman/listinfo/oldtools
> >
> > To read the FAQ:
> > > https://swingleydev.com
/archive/faq.html
> >
> > > OldTools archive: https://swingleyde
v.com/ot/
> >
> > OldTools@s...
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> OldTools is a mailing list catering to the interests of hand tool
> aficionados, both collectors and users, to discuss the history, usage,
> value, location, availability, collectibility, and restoration of
> traditional handtools, especially woodworking tools.
>
> To change your subscription options:
> > https:/
/oldtools.swingleydev.com/mailman/listinfo/oldtools
>
> To read the FAQ:
> > https://swingleydev.com/a
rchive/faq.html
>
> > OldTools archive: https://swingleydev.
com/ot/
>
> OldTools@s...
>



-- 
John Holladay
DocHolladay0820@g...
205-229-8484

Recent Search Bios FAQ