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Measuring Tools

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. 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...

  3. 3. 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 ...

  4. 4. How to Use Winding Sticks

    Winding sticks are two same-size sticks of contrasting colors that are traditional tools for checking the evenness of a bench. Learn ho...

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    Under Half Day
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    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  5. 5. 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...

  6. 6. Magnetic Tape Holster

    DIY Network shares an innovative way to keep track of your tape measure with this magnetic tape holster.

  7. 7. Easy DIY

    Get tips from DIY Network on the right tools for a do-it-yourself job.

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  8. 8. Cool Tools: Top 25 2010 (00:40:00)

    Join host Chris Grundy as he counts down the Top 25 Cool Tools.

  9. 9. 796 Digital Micrometer (01:07)

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

  10. 10. Project Calculator

    DIY experts show why this project calculator is a great tool to have around the workshop. It can perform functions ordinary calculators...

  11. 11. Ultrasonic Measuring Tools

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

  12. 12. 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...

  13. 13. Using Levels

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

  14. 14. 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...

  15. 15. Laser Tools

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

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