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Tools #3: The Two Foot Rule

05-17-2018 02:03 PM by ElroyD | 2 comments »

Last weekend, while out for a Sunday drive (except it was Saturday), I pulled into an “antiques” (junk?) shop that I had passed many times before over the years. Every time I had driven by in the past, I thought to myself “I should stop in there sometime.” For some reason on this day, I actually did. My nine year-old daughter and I went in to look around while my wife decided to stay in the van with the rest of the kids. My daughter has been binge-watching “...

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Great Measuring Tool

03-09-2012 05:14 PM by cajunpen | 13 comments »

Many years ago I was in the typesetting business. One of the tools that I used was a Pica rule. I ran across this one a couple of years ago and have been using it daily since then. The hook on the end makes for extremely accurate measurements of up to 12”. They make one that is about 18”, but I haven’t been able to track one that long down. You can find them at Precision Graphic Instruments for only $9.50. Great little tool.

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