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Old 08-29-2022, 08:19 PM
Charlie Myres Charlie Myres is offline
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Originally Posted by Kerry Pinkerton View Post
A question for the non metric folks like me. Are there plans to offer this in non-metric...maybe British Witworth or Seriously, in the US, metric plywood is not available.

Kerry it is not difficult to live in the imperial and metric world at the same time. I was schooled in imperial measurements until 1973 and then the Australian Govt introduced the metric system.

I use this converter several times a week

For work such as this beautiful buck, the nearest imperial size is quite good enough. The only time I find imperial tools essential, is when reproducing imperial dimensioned parts.

Now a challenge for all of the imperial-measurement lovers. Work out the answer to the question – what is half of 31 and 3/32" in your head? Time yourself.

When you have arrived at your answer, see how long it takes to mentally divide 787.5mm.

I can do the metric division in my head but for the fraction equation I needed the converter. I know which system I prefer,

Cheers Charlie
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