A straight edge is an invaluable tool in your woodworking shop. Unfortunately, buying a quality straight edge can be very expensive. Here’s how to avoid that expense by building your own shop-made straight edge. The key is taking three different boards and using each as a reference to make sure you end up with three perfectly straight edges.
Assembly Helper - trying to balance wide work pieces on edge during assembly can really be a challenge. The stands you see here are the perfect solution. The simple design makes it easy to stand your work pieces on edge. - My Woodworking Shed