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Top 31 Measuring Tools Projects

  1. 16. 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
  2. 17. Viewer Jig: Board Center Finder

    Host David Thiel shows how to make a jig that can easily help find and mark the center of a board.

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  3. 18. Project Calculator

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

  4. 19. Helpful Measuring Tools: Calipers, Micrometers, Tapes

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

  5. 20. How to Use Squares, Bevels and Gauges

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

  6. 21. Laser Tools

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

  7. 22. 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...

  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...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  9. 24. Vintage vs. Modern Tools

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

  10. 25. 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...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $100 - $250
    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. Slope Finder

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

  13. 28. Using A Leveling Laser

    DIY experts hand out tips on operating a leveling laser.

  14. 29. Cool Tools: Top 25 2010 (40:00)

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

  15. 30. 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...

    Time:
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    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate

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