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Top 31 Measuring Tools Projects

  1. 1. Center-Finding Tape Measure

    Need to find the center of an object but don't feel like doing the math? DIY experts have the answer.

  2. 2. Ultrasonic Measuring Tools

    DIY experts explain why the convenience of ultrasonic measuring tools may soon make rulers and tape measures tools of the past.

  3. 3. Rotating Laser

    DIY experts explain why this rotating laser light is a great tool when working in a large room. The helpful light makes it easy to inst...

  4. 4. Measuring Tips and Tricks

    Measuring isn't as easy as getting out a ruler or yardstick. DIY Network experts offer some helpful measuring hints to make the job fas...

  5. 5. Level Combo

    DIY experts offer information on a level that's more than just a level — it's also a protractor and a crown-molding angle calcula...

  6. 6. Table Saw Miter Gauges

    Cutting accurate miters on a table saw can be tricky with a stock miter fence. DIY host David Thiel takes a look at some commercially-a...

  7. 7. 796 Digital Micrometer (01:07)

    This micrometer is a precision instrument that you don't have to baby.

  8. 8. Laser Tools

    DIY Network offers information on three laser tools that can make your next project a bit easier.

  9. 9. Plumb Bob

    DIY Network gives information on the Plumb Rite bob — a tool that's handy for hanging wallpaper and paneling, plumbing a wall or ...

  10. 10. How to Use Squares, Bevels and Gauges

    DIY Network explains the variety of tools used to make and measure angles and guidelines.

  11. 11. Calipers and Gauges

    Calipers and gauges are handy tools to have around the workshop when it comes to measuring. Use this DIY guide to see which tools are b...

  12. 12. Using Levels

    DIY experts explore the different types of levels and how to use them.

  13. 13. Helpful Measuring Tools: Calipers, Micrometers, Tapes

    DIY Network host David Thiel reveals several tools to help get those all-important measurements right.

  14. 14. Vintage vs. Modern Tools

    DIY Network shows how tool materials and designs have changed over the years.

  15. 15. Protractor Combo

    Need a protractor? DIY experts have a suggestion. This cool tool can find angles and even be locked into position to serve as a cutting...

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