Will Sampson, editor of FDMC magazine and Woodworking network, talks about considerations for choosing a tape measure for professional use in a woodshop as opposed to general construction.
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In this Best Tape Measure Head-2-Head we put several 25’ premium tape measures to the test, to see who makes the best tape measure!
We evaluated 8 different tape measures from 7 different manufacturers. Five of the eight had magnetic tips.
The tape measures are:
Dewalt DWHT 36225
Stanley FMHT 33865
Why 25-Foot Tapes?
While there are certainly many other tape measures to choose from, we choose to look at the more popular, pro-grade tape models. We also chose to look at 25-foot length models because they are the most popular length tape measures sold on the market. We put each tape measure through the following tests: