All it takes to make a set of precision layout tools is a relaxing afternoon in the shop.
Try squares look simple but play a crucial role in any shop. Primarily they help you determine if something is perfectly square. Although these are precision tools try squares are surprisingly straightforward to make in the shop. In fact with just a few hours of easy effort you can have a pair of heirloom tools that work as great as they look.
What you get:
6 pages of step-by-step instructions.
21 full-color photos illustrations and exploded views
Shop-tested tips and techniques for working with brass
Materials list. Cutting diagram. Retail sources for the brass parts