Swanson Tool T0118 Speedlite Beveled Edge Carpentry Square, 8-Inch

Last updated: July 12, 2022

Swanson Tool T0118 Speedlite Beveled Edge Carpentry Square, 8-Inch

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Product Details

In our analysis, the Swanson Tool Swanson Tool Speedlite Beveled Edge Carpentry Square, 8-Inch placed 6th when we looked at the top 8 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

8-Inch size is great for siding. Center line (C/L) guide for locating center of round stock. Beveled edge for ease of reading. 1/8-Inch spaced notches to use for scribing lines. Constructed of lightweight high-impact structural composite material. Winner of the Popular Mechanics Editor’s Choice Award and the retailers’ choice award of distinction, the Speedlite square is an all-around crowd pleaser. This square is an 8 in. lightweight version of the Swanson speed square, first developed by company founder Albert Swanson in 1925. The innovative Speedlite square is everything you know and love about the speed square, but it’s especially great for use with siding and other delicate materials, since it won’t mar soft finishes. This innovative tool combines 5 tools into 1: 1. Try Square, 2. Miter square, 3. Saw guide, 4. Line scriber, & 5. protractor. This model is constructed of lightweight, high-impact composite and is available in gray and high-visibility orange, and high-visibility yellow. The Speedlite square also includes markings for using the Swanson one-number method of rafter layout. The Swanson Speed Square is our most popular product and remains the most trusted square of its kind. Look for the Diamond cutout for genuine Swanson products.

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