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Top 31 Measuring Tools Projects

  1. 16. How to Use a Blindmark Drywall Marker

    One of the hardest parts of installing drywall is measuring and marking for electrical boxes. The Blindmark Drywall Marker simplifies t...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  2. 17. How to Draw Angles and Circles

    Drawing perfect circles and angles can be challenging. Carl Mueller, host of DIY Tools & Techniques, offers some foolproof techniques f...

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    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  3. 18. Measuring Tools (00:20:00)

    Chris Grundy's got all kinds of stuff for your measuring needs.

  4. 19. Essential Workshop Handtools

    The Ultimate Workshop experts share essential hand-tools that should be found in the most basic workshop.

  5. 20. 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...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  6. 21. Helpful Measuring Tools: Calipers, Micrometers, Tapes

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

  7. 22. 796 Digital Micrometer (01:07)

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

  8. 23. How to Make a Compass

    This compass is made of wood pieces, a knob, a pencil and a carriage bolt. It draws larger circles than most workshop compasses. Use th...

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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 24. Project Calculator

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

  10. 25. Vintage vs. Modern Tools

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

  11. 26. 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 ...

  12. 27. Cool Tools: Top 25 2010 (00:40:00)

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

  13. 28. Laser Tools

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

  14. 29. 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.

  15. 30. 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...

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