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Some Tape Measure Tricks For You Dedicated DIYers Out There

Tape Measure

I’m sure a lot of you have used a tape measure before. It’s that tool that has a roll of metal inside of it that can extend and show you the measurements of certain items. Well, that’s the simpler explanation, anyway.

If you’re an avid DIYer, then a tape measure is an all-important tool in your arsenal, but did you know that this tool hides a few more secrets (in plain sight) than you might think? Here’s a video shot on a camera from the early 2000s that shows you some of them!

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The video, uploaded about 2 years ago by YouTube channel SeeJaneDrill shows off 4 tricks that you can do with tape measures. I won’t spoil it too much, but these were my personal favorites.

The hole on the end

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This can be used to hook something and makes measuring stuff on a wall much easier. It also allows you to be more accurate with your measurements.

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The serrated edge

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This can be used to mark stuff to make it easier to stick the measure in there.

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Check out these two and two more tricks explained in more detail in the video below

Now those home improvement projects will be so much easier!

Source:seejanedrill, auntyacid

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