Metric Vs Imperial Should You Use Inches Or Millimeters For Woodworking
Metric vs imperial should you use inches or millimeters for woodworking is post about Basics bookmarked by tyrone with ID 1768404661 was uploaded on 10-01-2019 and has been viewed 286,570 times.
Reminder: if you're thinking about getting started in a hobby that will last you a lifetime, check out my online course, The Weekend Woodworker and build your first project this weekend.Start by heading over to theweekendwoodworker.
com to get my list of affordable woodworking tools and how you can set up a shop for under $1000.METRIC VS.IMPERIAL: DOES IT REALLY MATTER? I want to make it clear that this is not about which system of measurement is 'better'.
Invariably, discussions about metric vs.imperial devolve into flame wars with zealots from each camp claiming superiority of measurement.What I want to talk about are the real world advantages and disadvantages of working with each system in a woodworking shop.
I've lived in the U.S.my whole life and am accustomed to inches and feet, but converting to metric isn't difficult and if everything suddenly switched to metric, we would all adapt and it honestly would make no difference to me and would hardly affect my daily life.
AMERICANS LIKE TO EMBRACE QUIRKINESS Let's start with the obvious: The metric system is the standard worldwide, except for the United States and a couple other places.It's important to note that just because something is widespread,...