This PDF eBook is full of practical advice on how to improve the precision of your woodworking by making full use of your measuring and marking tools. You'll learn: the correct measuring tool to use for each task, how to draw up plans, how to create accurate angles and arcs, how to lay out cuts using story sticks and more. There's even a chapter on fixing mistakes. Professional woodworker Jim Tolpin offers solid instruction on the principles of measurement and proportion, walking you through every step of the woodworking process. From design and layout to developing a cutting list, his easy-to-follow style introduces a variety of tools (new and old) used to transfer measurements accurately to the wood. You'll learn the best cutting techniques, how to prevent mistakes before they happen, and for those unavoidable mistakes, you'll learn how to fix them so no one will know!