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Use Vise as "Calipers" for Odd-Shaped Pieces

Sometimes, we need to take the measurements of a piece of odd-shaped hardware. After trying several methods, we found the answer on the front of the workbench. Here's how.

Place the object you want to measure in the bench vise and snug the vise up so it just holds the object. Then, measure the distance between the vise-jaw faces to get the measurement you need.
—from the WOOD® magazine shop

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