Tape measure + pencil = PencilMan

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Do it yourselfers, handy men and women and just about anyone who needs to measure and mark something will want to check out the PencilMan tape measure from Smith Works Tools. The PencilMan is a 25 foot metal ruler that features an easy to use thumb activated tape brake lever, a belt clip and best of all, a pencil holder. The PencilMan can accept a variety of marking tools from regular pens and pencils to carpenter’s pencils, Sharpies, and markers up to 5/8″ diameter. With a pencil attached to the tape measure, you can do all sorts of marking tasks like parallel slide marking, arcs and circles, single-handed marking and more. If you don’t know what those types of markings are, no worries, just head on over to the Smith Works Tools website and watch the short demonstration video and then you can buy one for $19.95.

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