Beginner Hand Tools: Measuring & Marking

Measure twice and cut once is the mantra we hear about woodworking or any DIY project, but gauging size or distance a hundred times with a bad or outta-whack measuring device will give you bad results.

While I advocate buying power tools that you can afford, then stepping up, I firmly believe that you should purchase quality measuring tools right out of the gate. Click here for the full story on measuring tapes, squares, rulers, compass, and pencils.


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