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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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Post Level Used to Accurately Position Uprights
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Post Level

A post level is used for accurately positioning upright posts. The level's plastic casing fits around the corner of the post and is strapped into place, leaving both hands free to adjust the post's position until it is plumb. A post level has three vials, each positioned at right angles to the others.



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