A few months ago, Woodpeckers launched their new Stainless Steel Precision Squares in 6-Inch and 12-Inch sizes. Following on that success, we’re introducing the 2616SS and 1812SS -- large panel squares with the same time-saving features and guaranteed accuracy found in the full line of Woodpeckers Precision Squares. These squares hold position on your work using Woodpeckers exclusive built-in shoulder. The scribing notches in the blade make layout work simple and accurate. They’re guaranteed to be accurate and guaranteed to stay that way.
The heart of the 2616SS & 1812SS design is a one-piece core. Square isn’t determined by pins, rivets, screws or spot-welds like it is in virtually every other square on the market. It’s determined by Woodpeckers state-of-the-art CNC milling centers. The core is machined square by a computer and verified square by their computer-controlled optical inspection system (capable of measuring angularity to 5 decimal places).
Like Woodpeckers aluminum squares, the cheeks added to the central core are narrower, forming a shoulder that keeps your square registered to your stock even when you let go. You’ll love using the new stainless-steel squares for lay out work. First, the scales are laser-engraved to a tolerance of ±.004" over the entire length of the scale. The thin blade puts the scale right next to your work, reducing parallax error. And, they laser cut precisely-spaced scribing notches along the blade. Just drop a pencil into the notch of your choice and slide the square along the edge of your stock. With twin points for each notch, it doesn’t matter whether you push or pull, you’ll get a line perfectly parallel to the edge.
Like Woodpeckers full line of Precision Squares, they stand behind these squares for the life of the tool. They’re guaranteed to be within ±.0085°. To put that in perspective, on the 1812SS, the maximum error you could find at the far end of the square would be less than the thickness of a human hair. If you ever find it outside that tolerance, we’ll fix it or replace it.
All squares come in a custom MDF wall mountable case.