stud finder

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Noun1.stud finder - a small permanent magnet in a metal containerstud finder - a small permanent magnet in a metal container; when the magnet clicks against the container it indicates that the magnet is directly over an iron nail that holds the wallboard to a stud
permanent magnet, static magnet - a magnet that retains its magnetism after being removed from a magnetic field
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You can also get a small, inexpensive stud finder at the hardware store if you want to go the guess-free route
uk STUD FINDER We left the snakeskin panels to dry and then attached metallic strip upholstery studs around each perimeter to add another texture and give our sideboard some sparkle and Rock of Ages chic.
If you have a plaster wall or can't find studs by thumping, you can buy an inexpensive stud finder at home centers and hardware stores; it works by detecting concealed nails.
It's the solar module equivalent of a stud finder," said Michael Sullivan, DUNMORE Marketing Communications.
Ray likened Nervonix's pain-free alternative to "a stud finder," noting, "We literally complete a circuit," he said, comparing the device to shavers that use disposable razor blades.
Stud finder New gene banks were enabling researchers to analyze the genetic inheritance of bulls and better decide which daughters of those animals would yield prodigious quantities of milk (sciencenews.
Each Shelf Life unit contains a small, magnetic stud finder so that a consumer can find the most secure parts of a wall for mounting the shelf.
Laser Stud Finder ($25): Using a pen or pencil to mark stud locations is a thing of the past as this beauty can scan depths up to 1 1/2" to find wood or metal.
IF you're a girl who thinks a stud finder is a male escort service, then you need 100 Things You Don't Need A Man For by Alison Jenkins (Aurum Press, pounds 14.
Which involved new tools: a stud finder and a drywall saw.
He is best known for developing groundbreaking programming stunts such as the Stud Finder Talent Contest, Crash Across America, and the Search for America's Most Desperate Landscape, the latter in partnership with NBC's TODAY show.
March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Magnet Source(TM) proudly introduces the Stud Magnet(TM) Magnetic Stud Finder, an inexpensive and accurate tool for locating studs behind drywall.