Scale Ruler, how to measure.

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...

Scale Ruler Worksheet

Scale Ruler Worksheet

Would you like the answer key to the worksheet? I've created one with all the measurements already filled in. While you can certainly make your own key, this is simply a time saver. It's also exact as I made the key in the CAD program I created the sheet in the first...

Tape Measures, 25′

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 snapping...

Precision Rulers

Precision Rulers

What is the best ruler for Detail Work? Rigid machinist rule made from hardened spring steel. The blade is .040” thick and 1” wide. Both sides of the blade are ground parallel and straight. The ruler lines are precision photo etched and black filled for long life and...

How to use a Tape Measure

How to use a Tape Measure

What do all those little lines mean anyway. A closeup look at the markings of a standard U.S. tape measure. Inch lines, 1/2" 1/4" 1/8" and 1/16" lines are explained. Click on the picture to start the movie. Also an answer to that burning question: "why is the hook on...