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I purchased the woodpecker precision triangle set shown below. I knew the 12" rafter square i owned was not true and had a thought to use my disc sander to true it up It seems to have worked
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Good tip Bill. I bought one of the cheap 6" triangles and I love using it but it was off a few degrees. I used a milling machine to true mine up. This would have been easier.

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I have purchased two WoodPecker measuring devices and found them to be just perfect. That being said, I also have some engineering squares and such and they are equally as true.

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I wonder if I could put a sanding disc or wheel on my table saw and true up a couple of the cheap triangle squares I own. The miter square is 'true' or can be easily made that way if it's out a bit ........... hmmmmmmmm. Food for thought, mine anyhow

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I wonder if I could put a sanding disc or wheel on my table saw and true up a couple of the cheap triangle squares I own. The miter square is 'true' or can be easily made that way if it's out a bit ........... hmmmmmmmm. Food for thought, mine anyhow
Table saw? What a good idea. Don't have a disk sander.
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Haven't used these but have considered them:

Freud CD010 10" Calibration & Sanding Disk With 5/8" Arbor: Table Saw Calibration Disc Peachtree: Amazon.com: Industrial & Scientific

CMT 299.112.00 10" Table Saw Balance Blade & Sanding Disc Set 5/8" Bore - - Amazon.com

If anyone has used either of these or something similar what was your experience and would you recommend them? I don't have a disk sander but I do have a Dewalt contractor saw.
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Just added the Freud to my AMAZON wish list. Thanks for the links

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I wonder if I could put a sanding disc or wheel on my table saw
I have one on my Triton workcentre, not as convienent as a dedicated disk sander but very handy. Sheets are sticky back not velcro.

I've worn out my sanding disks (Triton no longer make them) and I've found nothing suitable locally, everything's got velcro on the back :-(

Those links Barry gave has given me some leads, ta.

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