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    Non-slip ruler

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    Got fed up with ruler slipping as I try to draw a line (particularly on profiled material, or even a wall). Not sure how effective this will be, but using doubled sided tape and non-slip rubbery material (don’t know its commercial name), hope you will also find this helpful.
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    I have always said “ruler”, but visiting local engineers, I was told it is a RULE!

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    Thanks Philip Davies! We've added your Non-Slip Ruler to our Measuring and Marking category,
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    Nice useful tip I have some adhesive foam strip to try. BTW they are correct in calling it a rule, I think in this case you are the ruler in many ways.

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    Thin (~1 mm) cork sheeting works well too.
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    Phillip,
    I have 6" but I don't use it as a rule.

    Regards,

    Brian


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