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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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use framing squares to find diameter of cylinder
Photo 4 of 4To measure the diameter of a cylinder, such as a column on a house, clamp two framing squares together. Place the cylinder in the middle of the frame to determine its diameter.

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