A speed square is an invaluable tool in any woodworker’s toolbox, whether you’re a novice or an expert. Use it to mark cuts for angles from zero to ninety degrees.

Woodworking is a skill in which the phrase “the right tool for the job” is particularly applicable. In my time as a woodworker I’ve come across interesting tools that have struck my fancy. Some of the tools chosen for this guide are for practicality, and some are esoteric gems that are handy in the right situations.

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