As he spoke, he whipped a tape measure
and a large round magnifying glass from his pocket.
"I think that there is nothing else of importance here, but I will look." He whipped out his lens and a tape measure
, and hurried about the room on his knees, measuring, comparing, examining, with his long thin nose only a few inches from the planks, and his beady eyes gleaming and deep-set like those of a bird.
Dona Rita described amusingly how she had to stand in the middle of her room while Rose walked around her with a tape measure
noting the figures down on a small piece of paper which was then sent to the maker, who presently returned it with an angry letter stating that those proportions were altogether impossible in any woman.
Driving a peg, with great nicety, into the ground, at the precise spot where the beetle fell, my friend now produced from his pocket a tape measure. Fastening one end of this at that point of the trunk, of the tree which was nearest the peg, he unrolled it till it reached the peg, and thence farther unrolled it, in the direction already established by the two points of the tree and the peg, for the distance of fifty feet - Jupiter clearing away the brambles with the scythe.
Taking, now, the tape measure from the nearest point of the trunk to the peg, as before, and continuing the extension in a straight line to the distance of fifty feet, a spot was indicated, removed, by several yards, from the point at which we had been digging.
The world of tape measures
and calico counters seemed so far away; the interior of his quondam lodgings in a by-street of Islington, so unfamiliar and impossible.
It extends to 10 feet like a standard tape measure
, and incorporates decoders embedded in the tape and a laser scanner that captures the item's bar code.
Replacing a traditional tape measure
, the CNS110 ScanTape handheld mobile dimensioning device eliminates manual data entry for greater ease and accuracy by transport and logistics personnel.
Elgin Ditsy tape measure
, PS5, www.cathkidston.com Once you have a piece of > clothing on the go, a tailor's dummy will help you make sure it's coming together perfectly.
features a large center touch-lock brake to hold the blade in place.
Materials: 3 towel rails Screws and plugs (provided with towel rail set) Tools: 18V drill driver 3mm drill bit/5mm masonry drill bit Screwdriver piece Tape measure
Spirit level Pencil/marker 1.
.YOU won't get far DIYing without a decent tape measure
and they don't get much better than the latest one from Stanley.