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Learn more about how to measure and calculate materials for your construction projects or other projects. Get resources and tools to help you complete the job, such as a printable tape measure or ruler.

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Actual Plywood Thickness and Size

The actual thickness of plywood varies and is usually different than the nominal thickness shown at the lumber yard. 3/4″ plywood is actually 21/32″ thick.

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How High Should You Mount Your TV

Find the right TV height for your room for the best possible viewing experience and optimal viewing comfort. The ideal TV height is lining up the center of the TV on the viewer’s eyes.

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How to Install a Paver Patio

Learn how to install a paver patio, including steps to prepare for installation, prep the surface and prepare the base, and finish the patio with joint sand and sealer.

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How to Use a Protractor

Learn how to use a protractor to measure the degrees of an angle. Get tips and advice for using one on your project.

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