How to Make a Posthole Gauge

Digging a posthole requires you to con- stantly stop and remove the digger to measure the depth of the hole.

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Yard Tool Hack

Digging a posthole requires you to constantly stop and remove the digger to measure the depth of the hole. Skip the hassle by turning the handles of your posthole digger into built-in measuring sticks. With a permanent marker, make a line every 6 in. up the handles from the tips of the digging blades. When you get close to the desired depth, stop digging (leaving the digger in the hole) and check the depth on the handles. — Bill Robinson

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