Circular Saw Guide Under 5 Dollars




This is just a short insructable on how to make straighter lines with a circular saw for less than five dollars. Making straight lines is great when your making anything worth anything. And as you know by hand is usually not straight.

Step 1: Assembly

the material that I used was a one by one, 36 inch length piece of angled aluminum. This ran me about 4.50 in home-depot. I used the circular saw to cut it into 12 and 24 inch sections then using a square or other known right angle drilled and riveted the two pieces together.

Step 2: Features

This aluminum square allows you to make straight lines up to 2 feet out with a circular saw using the first angle to clamp to the material and the second to guide the saw. If you liked this inscrutable please check out my channel GarageBot I promise I do more than pop rivet two pieces of aluminum.



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    2 Discussions


    6 months ago on Step 2

    I am Not perfect by ANY MEANS, but just wanted to point out a couple grammatical errors.
    1. In your intro when you put (insructable) instead of "instructable".
    2. You did it again here in this sentence; "If you liked this inscrutable please". Best wishes!


    7 months ago

    I think if you flipped your aluminum angle so the leg faced away from your workpiece you wouldn't have to deal with the rivets possibly scraping the surface.