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There's a Better Way: Stud Finder On a Chain

Locate studs easily with a simple magnet and chain device

Length: 1:04
Produced By: John Ross

This tip sent in by Dan Broadbelt of Robesonia, Pa., and demonstrated by Charles Miller, does double duty. Not only is this simple magnet and chain one of the most useful ways of finding a fastener in drywall or plaster, but it can also be used to identify the stud centers.

Video by: John Ross

From Fine Homebuilding 198
September 10, 2008