See how tool materials and designs have changed over the years as experts compare tape measures, squares, bevels and more.
More in Home Improvement
This traditional sliding bevel near the bottom of the picture has a brass star inlaid into the handle. It has a knob to adjust angles when working with miters. Its modern equivalent has a battery-powered LED readout and can lay out or measure angles to 1/10th of a degree accuracy.
Winterizing Doors (03:53)
Motorcycle Bill (00:01:43)
Weatherproofing Doors (04:50)
Carving Wood Caricatures (03:51)
Transitioning Hardwood Floors (00:01:14)
Step 3: Hang the Crown Molding (03:53)
Warmer, More Welcoming Kitchen (00:03:15)
Finishing a Concrete Counter (00:01:47)
Curved Serving Bar (01:00)
New Floating Kitchen Floor (04:54)
Small Bathroom Storage Solutions 8 Photos
How to Add Outlets 8 Photos
© 2014 Scripps Networks, LLC. All Rights Reserved.