one of my fave go-to tools....

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... is a simple/small L-square from amazon... i use it all the time to measure, check angles (crutch slots, etc.)... just bought a new one because the other one is lost inside or on top of a clock somewhere. :)


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Cute little critter, and I can see it would go into tight spaces a speed square or conventional sliding square would not. May have to put one of these on my wish list...
 

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Nice think I need one! Been using a 6x8" square for years but its often too large for the job.

Found this little tool at an estate sale last week, never seen one like it. So went to buy it and the guy says just put that in your pocket, free!

Wayne

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The angled part is also handy as a guide for sharpening drill bits. I couldn't see the finer details in your picture, but along that angle are division mark's so that each side of the drill flutes are cut or ground to the same length, not off-center.

If memory serves me right, (correct me if I'm wrong), but the angle of the tool is at a 57 or 57 1/2 degree angle for general drill use.

These can be bought at most hardware stores, under the trade name of General.

Hope this helps!...............gary
 

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