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Old 12-29-2012, 01:48 PM   #1
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Hello,

I started working on aluminum recently and I'm finding difficulty making straight line in a short time.

Is there a tool to ease the process ( for centerlines and other distances )?

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A big T-square.

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Little more detail on exactly what it is your working on would help.
Alumiunm plate, coil stock, siding ECT.
What have you been using to do it?
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A big T-square.
Thanks, I will try that
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Little more detail on exactly what it is your working on would help.
Alumiunm plate, coil stock, siding ECT.
What have you been using to do it?
Alumiunm blocks and plates. I was using a ruler ( making dots and connecting them! ).
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Framing square, speed square, Tri Square, sheetock square.
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Old 12-30-2012, 12:19 AM   #7
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yea rulers wont be good because if its not level it wont come out right. source: personal experience:P

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