How to Hold Your Speed Square as a Cutting Guide

A speed square makes a quick and dirty cutting guide when using a circular saw, but are you holding it the wrong way?


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The Technique

  • Turn the speed square so it hooks to the far side of the board
  • One point of the triangle will be pointing at you
  • This gives you more straight edge to line the saw up against as you begin your cut.
  • The result: straighter cuts.

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