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16 in. x 24 in. Aluminum Framing Square

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Product Overview

This Aluminum Framing Square is ideal for marking wide boards and sheet stock and for laying out rafters and stair stringers. Permanently stamped numbers and graduations.
  • Ideal for marking wide boards and sheet stock or checking their square ness
  • Permanent 1/8, 1/10, 1/12, 1/16 in. stamped graduations.
  • Aluminum construction will not rust or corrode
  • Clear anodized finish
  • Includes octagon scales, rafter tables, brace tables, and board foot tables.

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BrandJohnsonJohnsonEmpireMilwaukee
Name16 in. x 24 in. Professional Easy-Read Steel Framing Square16 in. x 24 in. Aluminum Framing Square16 in. x 24 in. Laser Etched Framing Square16 in. x 24 in. Aluminum Framing Square
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Square TypeFraming Square Framing SquareFraming Square
Square Length24 in. 24 in.16 in.
FeaturesNo Additional Features No Additional FeaturesNo Additional Features
MaterialSteel AluminumAluminum
Hand Tool TypeSquareSquareSquareSquare
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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
0.125
Product Height (in.)
24
Product Width (in.)
16

Details

Adjustable
No
Angle capacity (degrees)
90
Graduations / Resolution
1/16
Hand Tool Type
Square
Returnable
90-Day
Tools Product Type
Hand Tool

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
1 Year

Questions & Answers

1Questions1Answers

cannot see increments on square

Asked by bri September 29, 2018
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Answer

The first answer is a simple cleaning with a soft cloth and a mild soap solution. Then dry the square thoroughly. If that doesn't help, make sure the engraved markings have not been worn away. If they are still viable, I have used soft white chalk or welder's soapstone marker. I gently work some chalk or soapstone into the engravings and then, with a soft cloth, wipe the excess off the square's body. Leave the chalk/soapstone only in the engravings to make them visible. If the engraved markings are worn away, I don't know of much you can do to restore them.

Customer Reviews

  • 4.5
    out of 12 reviews
  • 88% recommend this product
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Lightweight easy to read...
Lightweight easy to read
by KEN
Rating provided by a verified purchaser...
Rating provided by a verified purchaser
by HomeDepotCustomer
I've put it to use and the results were excellent.
I've put it to use and the results were excellent.
by Eke
Just what I wanted for my projects...
Just what I wanted for my projects
by HomeDepotCustomer
I just like Johnson tools, very dependable...
I just like Johnson tools, very dependable
by DENNIS
The aluminum makes this square easy to attach to a jig or similar fixture for straight edges or a...
The aluminum makes this square easy to attach to a jig or similar fixture for straight edges or a right angle. Not sure how it will work on its own because the aluminum is light and will bend pretty easily if it's roughly handled. Also note that the picture is wrong- there is only one hole in the square, the one near the corner.
by RBX
One of my most commonly used tools
Yes, I use the framing square for just about everything. Marking out 2x6 angles for roof pitches (16 inch length can be used to center wall studs, and the 24 inch length can be used to center roof rafters and floor joists), laying out lines for square cuts, and many other uses. True, the speed square works wonders, but the main thing I use it for is marking 45° and 90° lines or finding the pitch of a roof. Everything else, I use the square. Just hard to beat the accuracy of them. That said, special care must be taking of framing squares, because should they be dropped or bent, accuracy can be off by 1/8 of an inch or more. I recommend every wood craftsman have one.
by Jason
1 person found this helpful
framing square 16 X 24
Just moved - can't find all my tools so needed to buy another. Pleased with product.
by Ken
1 person found this helpful
Waaaaay out of square
Don't be fooled by the "Made in USA" label. Just bought a brand new one of these from HD, brought it home and checked the accuracy in the usual way. It's out of square a full 1/8 of an inch at the 24-inch end of the blade. Bad QC I guess. Its going back.
by PV
1 person found this helpful
It's square
Not much to say about a square. It's accurate. I wish it had high vis markings on it. Other than that durable lightweight aluminum, easy to carry and true to 90.
by HomeDepotCustomer
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