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12 in. Laser Etched Aluminum Rafter Square

$2097
  • Hi visibility laser etched markings won't fade after heavy use
  • SCRIBE-GUIDE precision scribe notches easily mark parallel lines
  • Aluminum rafter square with Hi-Vis laser etched markings
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Laser Etched Rafter Square
Scribe-Guide
Laser Markings
15% Wider Heel
High Visability
Extruded Aluminum
Will Not Rust
Lifetime Warranty
The Empire True Blue Laser Etched 12 in. Aluminum Rafter Square features permanent laser markings for superior readability in any light condition. SCRIBE-GUIDE precision scribe notches allow users to easily mark parallel lines on lumber. Hi-visibility laser etched markings won't fade after heavy use on multiple job sites. The Aluminum Rafter Square is made from a durable anodized aluminum that is more durable than diecast and will not rust or corrode after exposure to the harsh job site elements. The Empire rafter square features conversion tables for common applications. The Aluminum Rafter Square features an increased heel width that is up to 15% wider than leading competitors giving users increased stability on all job site material.
  • SCRIBE-GUIDE precision scribe notches
  • 15% wider heel for a secure hold on all jobsite material
  • Anodized aluminum will not rust or corrode
  • Extruded aluminum more durable than diecast
  • Conversion tables for common application needs
  • Link to rafter square manual
  • Link to rafter square manual
  • Limited lifetime warranty
  • Includes: one E3992 12 in. TRUE BLUE Hi-Vis rafter square with manual
  • Includes: one E3992 12 in. TRUE BLUE Hi-Vis rafter square with manual

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Name12 in. Aluminum Big 12 Speed Square, Rafter Square with Layout Bar and Blue Book12 in. Laser Etched Aluminum Rafter Square16 in. x 24 in. Aluminum Framing Square with 7 in. Rafter Square48 in. Adjustable T-Square
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Square Length12 in.12 in.16 in.
Square TypeRafter SquareRafter SquareFraming Square,Rafter Square
MaterialAluminumAluminumAluminum
Product Height (in.)1 in0.8824 in49.875
Hand Tool TypeSquareSquareSquareSquare
Product Width (in.)12.25 in12.00.1875 in2
Product Depth (in.)12.375 in12.0016 in0.75
Package Quantity111
ConditionNewNewNew
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
12.00
Product Height (in.)
0.88
Product Width (in.)
12.00

Details

Angle capacity (degrees)
90
Condition
New
Features
No Additional Features
Graduations / Resolution
1/8 inch
Hand Tool Type
Square
Material
Aluminum
Package Quantity
1
Returnable
90-Day
Square Length
12 in.
Square Type
Rafter Square
Tools Product Type
Hand Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Lifetime limited warranty

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.8
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  • 96%recommend this product
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Should have bought this long time ago
I wished I had this extremely useful rafter square ruler when I welded steel channels in my last project. This ruler would have saved me multiple mis-measurements prior to cutting. I think this is as necessary as a measure tape.
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    Love it works great
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    great high visibility
    Nice high visibility blue. Lightweight. All the standard hip and valley markings. We like empire at work. Great value and quality. This 12” square has a nice feel thats hard to describe.
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    1 found this review helpful
    Empire created a quality product that looks and feels very durable for field or homeowner type wo...
    Empire created a quality product that looks and feels very durable for field or homeowner type work.This thing is sturdy, I have dropped it in many occasions without causing any damage to it. The base of the rafter is large enough to allow it to stay in place. There is a bar code on the rafter that will take you to a user manual for this tool. As with any product, there is room for improvement. The edges/corners can be a bit sharp. This could cause some damage if using the rafter on a softer material than aluminum.
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    4 found this review helpful
    The thing that's different about this square is that It's fully laser engraved, so unless you scr...
    The thing that's different about this square is that It's fully laser engraved, so unless you scratch off all the paint, you'll always be able to see the markings. But even so, you could run a marker or paint over and then sand off the surface and you would still have visible markings. I really like the fine etching on this, as the smaller your measurements are, the more precise your work, and less chances of inaccuracy and problems down the road. The aluminum is nice and light, but it will bend easily at the tips, therefore leaving a small burr which may affect performance if used for fine woodworking and angles, needing to be constantly filed down smooth, but that's the price you pay in exchange for weight. Besides, just about every tool needs some sort of maintenance sooner or later. You can be rest assured that it's fully made in the USA. It has the inch to foot conversions along with the common rafter conversions in degrees of inch rise/foot engraved right into the back, which comes in VERY handy. The notches make it very easy to score lines through with your pencil. This square is quite thick too, so it works great as a saw guide!
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    3 found this review helpful
    easy read rafter square
    I am very happy with the weight of this tool and also the sturdiness of it. It is very easy to read so therefore becomes the tool for me because my eyesight weakens with years. I am able to step on the square without breaking it. I know stepping on it is not too smart, but somehow I always manage to do it. if you want a square and do not want to make that purchase again for life I would definitely recommend this one.
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    1 found this review helpful
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    Great product very useful...
    Great product very useful
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    The square itself is great. Would have rated 5 stars...
    The square itself is great. Would have rated 5 stars on product alone. Mine arrived with a nick out of it, and so needed to exchange at the store (which defeated the purpose of the online order!)
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