The Learning Curve #2: Measure? Who Needs to Measure??

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Blog entry by GlennInTx posted 05-18-2013 11:10 PM 1017 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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As I updated my latest…well, first project – I realized how important measuring is. When I originally made the rolling worktable I did a lot of “eye-balling” and although it looks nice and functions well – if I had worked a little slower and measured a bit more accurately – it would have been easier to do the modifications I’ve just completed.

I’m retraining my brain to do that thing called math (who would have thought adding fractions on the fly was so difficult – LOL). Anyway, I did take a bit more time and thankfully had only minor mishaps during my worktable overhaul.

-- Glenn In TX

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#1 posted 05-19-2013 12:14 AM

The more you work with fractions the easier it will become.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#2 posted 05-19-2013 09:36 AM

I’ve often wondered if our metric brethren fair any better when they work?

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#3 posted 03-12-2016 12:44 AM

LOL….. just remember, if you cut it short the first time, if you cut it again,’s still gonna be too short… hahaha

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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