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All About Levels, Plumb Bobs and Guide Lines

Levels are essential to many DIY jobs because they ensure that guide lines or marks are precisely horizontal (level) or vertical (plumb). You can also use them to set accurate angled guides.

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Pocket Level Used for Smaller Spaces and Jobs
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Pocket Level (Torpedo Level)

This small level is designed to be used when a carpenter's level is too long. One face of a pocket level is often magnetic, so that it can be stuck to a metal surface such as a refrigerator door or a range hood.



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