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What That Black Diamond On A Tape Measure Is Actually For

Of course you know what a tape measurer is used for, but most people have no idea what those tiny black diamonds are for. It’s one of those things that we’ve all seen, but likely wouldn’t be able to tell you what it’s used for. So listen up all guys and gals, this might come in handy the next time you break out the tools to get some renovation work done on your home.

Let’s take a look, shall we?

1.The Video

The man explains you exactly how to use this measuring tape most effectively. Right from the diamond to all the other designs, the explanation is right here.

Take a look…

2.Tom Hintz

Tom Hintz is an experienced wood worker. He knows exactly how one is supposed to utilize the designs on the tape. In short, he knows how to use this tape.

And now, via a video, we are going to show you how to use it.

3.Black Diamonds

Have you ever noticed little tiny black diamonds on the measuring tape? This diamond is useful in building projects. In fact, these symbols are there so that anyone doing common construction work around the house can quickly and easily make important measurements that often rely on fractions of inches.