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Tips and Tricks for Using a Rafter Square

Custom post frame builder Kyle Stumpenhorst illustrates how versatile and useful a rafter square can be

The rafter square, commonly called a “Speed Square” (a proprietary name like Romex and Kleenex), is a tool used by carpenters for a variety of tasks. Tom Silva provides some of the basics of this tool in the ASK TOH segment, How to Use a Speed Square. Here, post frame builder Kyle Stumpenhorst shares his top 10 uses. Between Tom and Kyle, you’re sure to learn a trick or two - whether you’re a professional contractor or not.