Rockler Straight Edge System


MEDINA, MN (December 16, 2010) – Rockler Woodworking and Hardware introduces a safer and easier
way to rip or rout 8’ sheets of stock with the Rockler Straight Edge System (SKU #36495). Included with
the system is a pair of 52″ extruded aluminum edges that can be locked end-to-end or used separately to
get accurate and cleaner cuts whether using a circular saw, jigsaw, or router. Also included is a power tool
guide which locks a saw or router to the straight edges, keeping cuts safer and straighter by eliminating
drift and kickback associated with freehand cuts. The all-in-one system also includes two T-track clamps
that lock the edges securely in place, a T-fence attachment that turns the system into a T-square, and an adjustable handle that allows the user to move the system from one project to another.

“We’ve given our customer a better and much safer alternative to snapping a line on 4′ x 8′ sheet stock and making a freehand rip- or cross-cut,” says Jim Frey, Product Developer for Rockler. “This system comes with two 52″ edges that lock end-to-end and are clamped down with the included T-track clamps for a 104″long guide; perfect for 8′ rip cuts. Or use just one edge to make a 4′ crosscut. Add the locking sled to theequation and the result is accuracy and safety not possible with freehand cuts.”

“Many of our customers confirm they’re cutting 4′ x 8′ plywood panels far more easily and accurately than ever before,” Frey says. “The system guide is also very popular because it adds tangible safety and accuracy elements.”

The Rockler Straight Edge System features:

  • Two 52″ highly durable extruded aluminum edges that lock down on stock with a pair of T-track clamps.
  • A high-visibility yellow erasable story stick writing surface that allows users to make temporary story sticks, keeping stock free of unsightly pencil or pen marks
  • Convenient, removable handle slides along the T-track, making it possible to easily move the edge system from one project to another
  • T-fence attachment turns the straight edge into an adjustable T-square, allowing a number of measuring, marking and layout tasks

The Rockler Hardware Straight Edge System is available at Rockler Woodworking and Hardware stores
nationwide, Rockler’s independent resellers,, or from the Rockler catalog. For store locations or a free catalog, please visit or call 1-877-ROCKLER.

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