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Measuring Tips and Tricks

Measuring isn't as easy as getting out a ruler or yardstick. Tony Kramer, of DIY Tools & Techniques, offers some helpful measuring hints to make the job faster and more accurate.

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measure depth of a hole with nut and bolt
Photo 1 of 4To measure the depth of a hole, put two nuts on a bolt and insert it into the hole. The first nut locks the bolt in place, and the second indicates how deep the hole is.

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