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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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squares used to determine diameter of circle
Photo 2 of 4To measure the diameter of a circular piece of wood, place two perfect squares on either side of the circle. The circle's diameter is equal to the distance between the inside edges of the two squares.

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