Skill Builder If I Told You That It Was Possible To Build A Stool For Your Workshop Bench Without Ever Picking Up A Tape Measure Or Ruler And That If You Wanted To You Could Build 2 Or 2000 Stools And They Would All Be Identical Would You Think I Was Trying To Tell You A Tall Tale No It S Not A Tall Tale But It Is A Story Stick In This Case It S Twenty Nine Inches Tall

Skill Builder If I Told You That It Was Possible To Build A Stool For Your Workshop Bench Without Ever Picking Up A Tape Measure Or Ruler And That If You Wanted To You Could Build 2 Or 2000 Stools And They Would All Be Identical Would You Think I Was Trying To Tell You A Tall Tale No It S Not A Tall Tale But It Is A Story Stick In This Case It S Twenty Nine Inches Tall Magazine

Skill builder if i told you that it was possible to build a stool for your workshop bench without ever picking up a tape measure or ruler and that if you wanted to you could build 2 or 2000 stools and they would all be identical would you think i was trying to tell you a tall tale no it s not a tall tale but it is a story stick in this case it s twenty nine inches tall is bookmark about Magazine bookmarked by jesse with ID 11115116817 was uploaded on 20-01-2019 and has been viewed 149,448 times.

Story Sticks Story sticks have been used in furniture making for a long time.Craftsmen through the ages have recorded the details of their designs by carving them onto long narrow wooden boards at full scale.

This provided a durable record of their work, and an item could be reproduced easily by transferring measurements directly to the work piece.If you eliminate the need to measure, then naturally, you reduce the potential for measurement related errors.

How many of us have measured something at 33 1/4" as an example, and then marked the board to be cut at 32 3/4" just by looking at the tape from the other side? AdvantagesIf you are building a project from a plan, transferring the information from the paper plan to a story stick has several advantages.

As you transfer the key information to the story stick you will become familiar with the overall scale of the piece.Seeing it full scale on the stick makes it much easier to visualize the end result than by looking at a scale or perspective drawing.

As you create the story stick you will find out if there are any conflicts on the paper plans that might pose a...

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