This book contains a comprehensive guide to using a steel square, being a detailed handbook on its various uses, common problems, correct handling, application to roof framing, and more. A profusely illustrated and detailed volume, "Steel Square" is highly recommended for anyone occupied in roof construction. Contents include: "The Steel Square", "Steel Square in Use", "General Description", "Parts of a Steel Square", "Testing a New Steel Square", "Scales", "Octagon Scale", "Essex Board Measure", "How to Use the Square-Braces", "Use of the Steel Square in Making a Brace", "Brace Measure", "Roof Framing", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing "Steel Square" now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on woodworking.