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Forum topic by degoose posted 12-13-2011 11:17 PM 2965 views 0 times favorited 30 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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degoose

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12-13-2011 11:17 PM

Topic tags/keywords: ruler uniruler resource

Hi Guys, Just came across this fabulous new tool.. The UniRuler...

Check out the video…

And although it was primarily designed for masonry work, it can be used by all trades.
It seems that it would be great for woodworkers too… there are a multitude of uses…
I will be ordering one and will review it when it arrives… at this stage after New Year…
As yet I have no pricing on it… but you can contact the inventor direct…They are taking pre-orders.

UniRuler..
sales@uniruler.com

Edit… I have just received confirmation that it will be under $20.00!

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...


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#1 posted 12-13-2011 11:28 PM

Larry I can’t get the video to play.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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rance

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#2 posted 12-14-2011 12:10 AM

The video works for me. I’m not feeling the Love though. I gotta see more of how it can help a woodworker. Show me when you receive it. :)

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#3 posted 12-14-2011 12:17 AM

sorry Larry but it can´t do anything a foldingruler can´t do with a stick ,-)

Dennis

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#4 posted 12-14-2011 01:26 AM

Interesting Larry, will wait for your review.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#5 posted 12-14-2011 01:38 AM

It can replicate any angle?!
That would be cool…
If you needed a perfect 90°, you could just bring it to one of the corners of any room to set it… :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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widwotkma

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#6 posted 12-14-2011 02:02 AM

Another option for capturing exact miter angles (e.g. for crown molding) is the Starrett Protractor Angle Finder (http://www.rockler.com/product.cfm?page=11258&rrt=1). Rarely if ever are walls exactly 90 degrees in the corners, making the tool quite useful for calculating full and half angle measurements you can use at the miter saw.

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Joe Lyddon

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#7 posted 12-14-2011 02:59 AM

Video works here….

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#8 posted 12-14-2011 04:02 AM

Looks Interesting but I think lots of other tools could do the same.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#9 posted 12-14-2011 04:50 AM

I’ll be watching for the review.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#10 posted 12-14-2011 06:09 AM

Larry, that is one handy ruler. It certainly could be used in woodworking!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Betsy

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#11 posted 12-14-2011 06:09 AM

Hey guys it’s a gadget—- don’t we all need another gadget? It looks interesting to me. Not sure what I would use it for, but I can see it being versatile for some jobs. I’ll be interesting in your review when you get it.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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lanwater

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#12 posted 12-14-2011 07:34 AM

Interesting. Let us know how you like it.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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thelt

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#13 posted 12-14-2011 02:52 PM

Very interesting. Waiting on your review.

-- When asked what I did to make life worthwhile in my lifetime....I can respond with a great deal of pride and satisfaction, "I served a career in the United States Navy."

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Bluepine38

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#14 posted 12-15-2011 06:25 AM

Does it have a locking mechanism to keep you from bumping the angle you are measuring off a few degrees
when you move the ruler?

-- As ever, Gus-the 75 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#15 posted 12-16-2011 04:25 AM

Cool tool Larry

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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