Framing Square Lessons

Materials needed: Access to a framing square. Access to a computer if needed for

research. The framing square needs to be full size with all of the tables, etc on it.

Many of the cheap squares will not have the tables.

img_0719-1  1. Explain what this scale is used for and how to use it.  Illustrate with 12.9 feet.





img_0720-12. Explain what the 27 27 38 18 means. Show your math problem(s) used to explain your conclusion.





3. Explain how to use the series of dots to draw an octagon. Show the process thru a series of drawings, labeling what is happening in your drawings.


img_0726-14. Explain how the 16.97 was calculated and what it represents.

1 Comment
  • Holly
    Posted at 03:05h, 19 May Reply

    Is there somewhere to get the answers/solutions to this task about reading a framing square? I would like to do this with my class, but am unsure of the solutions myself.

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