Improvised Measuring Tape Notepad

Stick masking tape on the side of your measuring tape to write down measurements so you don’t forget.

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Rating: 2 (from 4 votes)

Draw Circles Without a Protractor Using a Speed Square

speed square drawing a circle

Many speed squares or rafter squares have a notch by their corner. Simply drive a nail where you want the center of the circle, place your pencil in a slot or on the edge of the square, place the nail in the corner notch and rotate!

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Rating: 5 (from 11 votes)

Gloved Ladder Prevents Wall Scuffs

Clean leather or rubber work gloves at the end of an extension ladder can help prevent scuffs and paint or wall damage.

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Rating: 9 (from 9 votes)

Speed Square Saw Guide for Dimensional Lumber Cuts

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Use an Adjustable Wrench as a Caliper

Need to measure something round but don’t have a fancy caliper? Grab your adjustable wrench, dial in the side and then measure the opening on your wrench.

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Rating: 3 (from 5 votes)