Curiosity

4 Tape Measure Tricks That You May Not Know About

While I like to think I’m a handy person, one of the trickiest tools I have to use is a tape measure. The little thing is frightening – I’m constantly in fear it will recoil and somehow slice off my finger.

And because I’m not that great at math, the little lines are so confusing! Thankfully, Leah from seejanedrill has put together a video that will help you understand some of the features of a tape measure. Happy learning!

  1. The purpose of little hole on the tongue
  2. Where the scribing tool is (for when a pencil isn’t handy)
  3. Why the 1st inch isn’t a full inch
  4. What the number at the base of the tape measure is for