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Laser Levels: Bet You Can't Buy Just One

Combining the capabilities of dot, line, and rotary lasers will send your other layout tools into retirement

First things first: There's not one laser level that does it all. That said, this overview by contributing editor and veteran carpenter Gary M. Katz will direct you to the best type of laser level for you. Katz describes the three basic styles of laser level (dot, line, and rotary) and outlines the tasks each one is best at handling. He also discusses indoor versus outdoor use. Included are examples of each type of laser level, along with information on how they can be used to maximize their potential.

Laser Levels: Bet You Can't Buy Just One
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