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Top 31 Measuring Tools Projects

  1. 16. 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...

  2. 17. 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...

  3. 18. 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...

  4. 19. 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
  5. 20. 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...

  6. 21. Laser Tools

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

  7. 22. Techno-Savvy Tools

    DIY Network experts offer cool tools that will help you finish jobs quickly and easily.

  8. 23. 796 Digital Micrometer (01:07)

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

  9. 24. Cool Tools: Top 25 2010 (00:40:00)

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

  10. 25. 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
  11. 26. Essential Workshop Handtools

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

  12. 27. 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
  13. 28. Using A Leveling Laser

    DIY experts hand out tips on operating a leveling laser.

  14. 29. Vintage vs. Modern Tools

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

  15. 30. Slope Finder

    This handy tool serves as both a level and an angle-finder. Read more about it here at the DIY Network.

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