American Electricians’ Handbook

(My Current Electrical Bible,) has more technical information than it -greater depth if such a thing is possible, and costs a lot, but is well worth it for anyone who wants to know the most precise details about such things as motors etc. It is really long, and...

Tape Measures, 25′

A mainstay for any technician’s toolbox. This Stanley PowerLock tape measure is the one I use in the How To Measure and Read a Tape Measure video. The LeverLock is a great tape measure. Using the Lever makes is a bit easier to retract the tape measure without...

Precision Rulers

Rigid machinist rule made from hardened spring steel. Blade is .040” thick and 1” wide. Both sides of the blade are ground parallel and straight. Rule is precision photo etched and black filled for long life and easy readability. Graduated with quick reading...

Scale Ruler, how to measure.

A quick how-to on using an architect scale ruler and completing a Scale Ruler worksheet for Drafting in scale. Reading and/or measuring with a scale ruler is a basic skill required for many involved with design and/or technical theater. A copy of the worksheet and the...

Clove Hitch

TThe Clove Hitch can be used to tie a rope to a cord of a truss or pipe. It is also a good choice when securing cable drops to truss. TA Clove Hitch will maintain its grip on a pipe as long as weight is applied. The more weight, the tighter the grip. Once you release...