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Precision Instruments for Woodworkers Part Two: Rules and Tapes

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Tapes and Rulers Early on, I remember reading somewhere that you should never rely on measuring tapes in a woodworking shop. Only use your rulers, never tapes. Though I understand the conclusion suggested because tapes are heavily used and vulnerable, I thought it seemed an odd idea. In practice, I neither agree with nor follow that rule. BecauseI make furniture where many part dimensions are longer than most rules, […]The post Precision Instruments for Woodworkers Part Two: Rules and Tapes appeared first on Popular Woodworking Magazine.

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