How to Read a Tape Measure
Learning how to read a tape measure properly is a crucial skill for anyone taking on DIY projects. Correctly reading measuring tools will produce greater accuracy in your DIY projects. This guide and video will teach you the basics of using a measuring tape as well as a few tricks you may be surprised to learn.
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Add a good, sturdy measuring tape to your tool belt and learn how to read a measuring tape accurately, and you'll be amazed at how that small hand tool can improve the ease with which you tackle your projects. You can consult our other guides on how to use tools effectively, including how to use a power drill, how to use a circular saw and how to use a nail gun.