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15 Different Types of Kitchen Measuring Tools and Gadgets

Kitchen measuring tools are essential to get the ideal blend of ingredients for any recipe. Part of the reason why some may fail in their cooking attempts is because they put in an inaccurate amount of ingredients. For some dishes, the concept of a pinch of this and a dash of that may work. But …

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The Main Types of Calipers (Epic Guide on Caliper Measuring Instruments)

Forget the tape measure or ruler. Sure, the tape measure and other measuring tools has its place, but if you need to measure with precision, you need measuring calipers. FYI, measuring calipers are not to be confused with brake calipers.  Those are different and not discussed here. There are 3 main types of calipers in …

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Where to Buy a Tape Measure Online

A tape measure is an essential tool in the toolbox of every homeowner or renter. It is used to measure the size of items or the distance between two things. Whether you are repairing something, working on a DIY project, or even going to buy a piece of furniture, a tape measure is extremely useful. Let’s say you go …

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30 Types of Scales for Weighing People and Things in Your Home

Okay, when I decided to publish this topic “types of scales” I thought it would be a short article. I had no idea I would discover so many different scale options for weighing people and things in your home. Frankly, our research team did a phenomenal job with this… it’s both helpful and very interesting. …

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20 Different Types of Tape Measures

The tape measure or measuring tape was invented in 1829 in Sheffield, England by James Chesterman. The tapes sold in the U.S. for $17 or $300 by today’s dollars, but it didn’t become a hit until the 1940s. Alvin J. Fellows of New Haven, Connecticut improved on the tape’s design in 1868. Surveyor and tape-maker Justus Roe …

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8 Different Types of Kitchen Scales

Also known as weighing scales or weight scales, kitchen scales are a necessity in every modern kitchen. Most American kitchens comprise measuring cups at least, if not a measuring scale. Use a good kitchen scale and you will realize how easy it makes the process of cooking. So, the question that arises is what is the …

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15 Different Types of Fence Building Tools

  A fence can up the resale value of your property as well as give you and your family some privacy, a sense of security, and peace of mind. Installing a fence around your home will also help define your property’s boundaries and keep your neighbors’ pets from doing their business in your yard. Although …

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14 Different Types of Finishing Carpentry Tools

Finishing carpentry is the last step in the remodeling or carpentry process. It deals with the aesthetic part of carpentry which involves the installation of finish woods, trims, crown molding, wainscoting, stairs, wall paneling, windows, built-in bookshelves, fireplace surrounds, and other design elements. Although finishing carpentry can take years of practice as well as proficient …

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12 Different Types of Brick Laying Tools

As with any trade, bricklaying looks like an easy job to do until you try it yourself. Knowing the basic principles of masonry will help you get a headstart so pay attention to how masons lay the bricks when building a mailbox enclosure or a brick wall structure. Both processes are the same. It’s equally …

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12 Different Types of Stairs Measuring Tools

Whether you’re planning for a home renovation or simply shopping for a new carpet for the stairs, both will entail a measurement for your staircase. You need to consider not just how big your stairs is but also its treads, risers, and square footage, as well as its overall run, rise, and pitch. You can …

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22 Different Types of Architect Tools

Architects are those who design and plan buildings and structures. It came from the Greek word “architektōn” which means chief carpenter. Architecture only became a licensed profession in the U.S. in 1857 after the founding of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Before it became a profession, anyone with talent and skill could become an architect …

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16 Different Types of Vinyl Siding Tools

You know it’s time to replace your home’s old siding when you notice that the exterior painting starts to peel off or when you need to dress up some problem walls. One of the best options to consider for your new home siding is vinyl. It’s tough, durable, maintenance-free, and can quickly enhance the look …

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22 Different Types of Sewing Tools

Sewing started as early as the time of the cavemen who covered themselves up with patches of leather when the weather was cold. Indigenous cultures around the world also showed evidence of sewing clothing pieces from hides, leaves, and other fabric materials. Then in the Middle Ages, seamstresses and tailors became a trade but only …

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All Tools Needed for Installing Hardwood Flooring

Hardwood flooring will never go out of style. It came about in the 1600s at a time when only the wealthiest could afford them. Back then, hardwood floors were expensive and handcrafted. Solid planks that used to be as massive as 7/8″ thick and 2-1/2″ or 3-1/4″ wide were scraped manually. Modern tools were invented …

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