Do you know what the Markings Are?

Do you know what these markings are used for? If so, do you use them?

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  • Wooten says:

    16″ or 24″ center roof rafters? Find one rafter on vertical vent and you know where to expect the next one?

    Never seen it before, but that’s my theory.

  • Nate Quartier says:

    Never seen them on a saw before, cool though. We use a tape strip at these intervals on axe and roof hook handles, so the sounding FF can lay it out after sounding a member, or after an inspection cut is made.

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