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Top 31 Measuring Tools Projects

  1. 16. Vintage vs. Modern Tools

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

  2. 17. 796 Digital Micrometer (01:07)

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

  3. 18. 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
  4. 19. 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...

  5. 20. Magnetic Tape Holster

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

  6. 21. 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
  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. Techno-Savvy Tools

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

  9. 24. Using A Leveling Laser

    DIY experts hand out tips on operating a leveling laser.

  10. 25. 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
  11. 26. 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...

  12. 27. Helpful Measuring Tools: Calipers, Micrometers, Tapes

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

  13. 28. Slope Finder

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

  14. 29. Using Levels

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

  15. 30. Essential Workshop Handtools

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

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