# How To Measure Angles With A Carpenter's Square

**The best way to measure an angle is to use a protractor.**

**How to measure angles with a carpenter's square**.
For example if you need a 60-degree angle.
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How do you measure angles.

1 Place the framing square along the board such that it forms a triangle with one end of the framing square in contact at the point where you wish to form your angle. Follow these steps to correctly measure the angles for carpentry trim work. To do this youll start by lining up one ray.

2 Measure the distance along. Then Angle QBR Angle RBP Angle PBC. To find the angle set by your sliding bevel the best tool to use is a standard protractor.

Carpenter squares are a category of tools that cover all hand squares used by carpenters. It is important to note that the angle you need to find is actually the complement of the angle you need. Place a pencil on the measurement mark on the ruler side.

There are also lots of different types of carpenters squares available to check for square on a smaller scale and for marking square lines when setting out. Tip Be sure to use a sharp pencil not a carpenters pencil for this. That is to say 3 squared plus 4 squared 5 squared.

Hold the pivot point against the board and move the square until your desired angle lines up with the edge of the board. Carpenter squares are a category of tools that cover all hand squares used by carpenters. Adjust the square until the level is level.