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Handheld laser measuring tools Video: Handheld laser measuring tools

Laser measures do the math for you. Can your tape measure do that?

Tool Test: Laser MeasuresOnline Membership Required

Handheld laser measuring tools are more affordable than ever, but are they accurate enough to replace a tape measure?

Solving Tough Miter Angles for Staircase Baseboards
Video: Solving Tough Miter Angles for Staircase Baseboards

Use a sliding T-bevel and simple angles to simplify skirtboard and landing transitions

Accurate Inside Measurements
Video: Accurate Inside MeasurementsOnline Membership Required

A combination square will get you the precision you need

Short-point measurement
Tip: Short-point measurement

Q & A: Splitting angles

Using a Story Pole to Lay Out StairsOnline Membership Required

A simple full-scale pattern takes the confusion out of figuring consistent and safe stair-tread heights

Building Finish Stairs
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Building Finish StairsOnline Membership Required

With a housed stringer on one side and an open, mitered stringer on the other, these stairs look harder to build than they are

Short-point miter measuring
Tip: Short-point miter measuring

Installing bullnose baseboards
Tip: Installing bullnose baseboards

A Veteran Stairbuilder's Tools and TipsOnline Membership Required

Modified tools and custom jigs expedite staircase assembly

Getting a grip on miters
Tip: Getting a grip on miters

Inside measurements
Tip: Inside measurements

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