We stock a range of quality speed squares, combination squares and layout tools from Swanson, Bahco & Stanley.
A layout square (also known as a combination square) is a triangular-shaped measuring tool which has been designed for making square marks or angles. Combination squares are available in 6”, 12” and 16” models, with the six-inch model being the most popular.Read More
The layout/ combination square have three major functions. First and foremost, it is used for making square marks on a piece of stock. Secondly the markings on the square make it easy to determine an approximate angle of a mark or cut.
The instruction booklet that comes with many of these squares shows precisely how to use the square to determine an angle and finally the combination square allows the user to mark angles in a comparable manner to the method for determining an existing angle.
The Imperial Speed Squares come with an invaluable instruction booklet and is ideal for all projects and carpentry work, the speed square is a versatile hand tool that can be used as a tri square, mitre square, protractor, line scriber and saw guide.