Tape Measure Guide

Tape Measure Guide

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_zigzag color="juicy_pink"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]A tape measure is a flexible ruler that can be used to measure different things. A tape measure is made in such a design that it can be used to measure long lengths easily. I would recommend you to keep a tape measure in your tool kit as it can come in handy at various moments. See our list of best tape measures. Tape Measure Guide Follow our guide to doing the best use of tape measure. When and where is a tape measure used? A tape measure can be used at various projects. It can be used for measuring the horizontal and vertical lengths of a LED TV, for measuring the horizontal and vertical length of a wall, for measuring the size of a mirror, and many more…
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Best Tape Measure for All Purposes

Best Tape Measure for All Purposes

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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1500384932509{margin-top: 20px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_zigzag color="juicy_pink"][vc_column_text]Tape Measure is a necessary measurement tool for DIY projects, construction work, architecture projects, even in basic home improvement. There are a lot of options available and getting the best tape measure is not easy. We will walk you through and help you the perfect measuring tape for your needs. If you already own a tape measure and willing to upgrade it, then you can also read this article.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Is it important to buy a good tape measure? Yes, it is very much important to buy a good measure, no matter what's the purpose of buying it. A good tape measure will give you an accurate measurement, stress-free work and also will require less attention from you. If you buy a bad or faulty tape measure, it can…
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Tape Measure Markings

Tape Measure Markings

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_zigzag color="juicy_pink"][vc_column_text]We all know how to use a tape measure, but do we really know all the details about tape measures? There are many questions surrounding unfathomable marks, red numerals and dots we do not know the meaning of. Let's know all the details about different tape measure markings. Tape Measure Markings First of all, there are two sides of the blade in terms of tape measure markings. Metric and Imperial, the former used in countries such as the UK, most countries in Europe and North Africa, and the latter used in the USA as well as the second unofficial system beside the metric system in the UK. Second of all, did you ever ask yourself the question, why there are Roman numerals in the blade? the Roman numerals refer…
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Tape Measure Accuracy

Tape Measure Accuracy

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_zigzag color="juicy_pink"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]While a tape measure is a simple measurement tool known to most if not all people, there are certainly a few things you probably don’t know about your trusty measuring aid. We will discuss tape measure accuracy. Tape Measure Accuracy Almost all the tape measures do have a loose hook. Which is actually a good thing and doesn’t affect tape measure accuracy. Before you pick a hammer to fix that darn hook that keeps moving about whenever you’re taking a reading, know that this is not a flaw but a special design feature. The thickness of the hook is exactly the same as the length of the slot along which the hook runs. Whether you’re measuring the inside or outside of something, the hook will adjust towards either end…
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Biscuit Joiner Sizes

Biscuit Joiner Sizes

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_zigzag color="juicy_pink"][vc_column_text]Biscuit Joiner is a must have items for the people who work on woodworking projects. There are three common biscuit joiner sizes. We will discuss in details about these three sizes so that it will be helpful to pick the perfect one for you. Biscuit Joiner Sizes All the biscuit joiners support three common sizes. They are #0, #10 and #20. Before buying a biscuit joiner make sure what sizes it supports. Small Size Biscuit Joiner - #0 These biscuit joiners are 47mm (1-3/4 inch) long and 16mm (5/8 inch) wide. These are the small size biscuit joiner, which is used for joining small pieces of woods or boards like a photo frame. Also, if the wood piece is so narrow that small size biscuit joiner will be the…
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Biscuit Joiner Alternative

Biscuit Joiner Alternative

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_zigzag color="juicy_pink"][vc_column_text]In wood projects where it is necessary to join multiple blocks of wood together, biscuit joiner can be the best option. As it cuts through an accurate shape where wooden biscuits fit in and make a strong bond. We've already written an article regarding best biscuit joiners. We will discuss the alternatives of biscuit joiner, as biscuit joiners are expensive or buying a new tool is not appropriate in some cases.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column el_class="no-margin-bottom"][vc_column_text] Biscuit Joiner Alternative There are few other methods which are commonly used to join multiple boards. These methods are usually cheaper or can be done with already owned tools or with tools like Drill, that can be used for a lot of purposes. [caption id="attachment_244" align="alignright" width="150"] Dowels[/caption] Dowelling You will need dowels for this method. Dowels…
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Best Biscuit Joiner

Best Biscuit Joiner

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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1500384932509{margin-top: 20px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_zigzag color="juicy_pink"][vc_column_text]Finding the best biscuit joiner can be confusing and can cost a lot of money if bought the wrong one. Anyone who works with woods do know the importance of having a good biscuit joiner. See our biscuit joiner reviews to find the suitable one for you.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Why buy a biscuit joiner? Biscuit Joiner is a very handy tool for home improvement and projects like making a coffee table where it is necessary to join multiple boards together. Sticking glue or nail does not give a strong join like a biscuit joiner. Also, sometimes it is not possible to give a smoother or professional finish without biscuit joiner. It is a very popular trend now to use biscuit joiner in a DIY project to give more…
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Open End Wrench Sizes

Open End Wrench Sizes

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_zigzag color="juicy_pink"][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Among different kinds of wrenches, open end wrench is most commonly used. Open End Wrench sizes are written either in standard or metric. We will discuss the sizes of Open End Wrench in this post. The size of the wrench is same for all kinds of sockets like 2-socket, 4-socket or 6-socket wrench. Getting the perfect sized wrench is mandatory to work comfortably. See our guide below to understand the open end wrench sizes. Open End Wrench Sizes Nut/Bolt Diameter Standard Metric 1/8" 5/16" 8 mm 3/16" 3/8" 10 mm 1/4" 7/16" 11 mm 5/16" 1/2" 13 mm 3/8" 9/16" 14 mm 7/16" 5/8" 16 mm 1/2" 3/4" 19 mm 9/16" 13/16" 21 mm 7/8" 22 mm 5/8" 15/16" 24 mm 1" 25 mm 3/4" 1-1/8" 29 mm 1-1/4" 32…
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Different Wrench Types

Different Wrench Types

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_zigzag color="juicy_pink"][vc_column_text]All the wrenches are made for the same task that is tightening or loosening something like nuts or pipes. Different types of wrenches are there are for different purposes. For example, an open-end wrench fits around a fastener, so it is more useful to work in hard to reach places. Wrench Types We will go through the most used and common wrench types. There are wrenches for standard (SAE) fasteners and also for metric applications. Usually, there is standard or metric code is written on a wrench. Adjustable Wrench This kind of wrench does have a moveable jaw to adjust wrench size. It works great with both standard and metric fasteners. It is mostly used to tighten/loosen nuts and bolts. Combination Wrench The main purpose of combination wrench also is…
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Best Open End Wrench Set

Best Open End Wrench Set

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[vc_row css=".vc_custom_1500384932509{margin-top: 20px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_zigzag color="juicy_pink"][vc_column_text]If you’re in search of the best open end wrench set, we have a few options for you to consider. Because there are so many out there, it can be difficult to figure out which is the best for your project. That's why we’ve compiled a list of reviews so that you can gain a stronger sense of which specific wrench set is perfect for your project.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Why buy a wrench set? This type hardware is needed in all over your life: like repairing your bicycle, for furniture, automotive parts & motorcycle parts, toys, appliances and what not? If you don't own a wrench set you have to call professionals or lend them from someone every time you need to fix something. Also, there will be…
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