Tape Measure Tips From A Long-Time Pro (VIDEO)

In this video, Scott Wadsworth shares a montage of tape measure tips that he has picked up over his years as a craftsman.

The tape measure might be the most common tool on the job site. In this video Scott Wadsworth shares some of the many tape measure tips he has learned over the course of his years as a craftsman, including:

  • How tape measure hooks work
  • How to use a tape to draw a uniform circle
  • How a tape can double as a straight-edge

Essential Craftsman

Essential Craftsman videos feature Scott Wadsworth. Scott started working as a craftsman in 1974. His career has encompassed logging, saw milling, guiding elk hunters, production framing, commercial concrete, steel fabrication, blacksmithing, and every aspect of residential carpentry and contracting. Scott has been married to his high school sweetheart Kelly Comerford for 39 years. They have four children and ten grandchildren. His son Nate handles the video production and whip-cracking side of Essential Craftsman.  

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