One Project, One Tape

Tape measures are not all created equal. Different tape measures will give you different results, and even a 1/16-in. variation will cause headaches.

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Tape measures are not all created equal, says woodworker Stephen Evans. Different tape measures will give you different results, and even a 1/16-in. variation will cause you major headaches on a close-tolerance project. So if you have more than one tape measure in your workshop, use only one throughout your project. Label it with a strip of tape.

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