Measuring angles with a carpenter"s folding ruler

by M. Martinelli

Publisher: Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Fort Collins, Colo

Written in English
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  • Rulers (Instruments),
  • Measuring instruments

Edition Notes

Caption title.

StatementM. Martinelli, Jr., and R.A. Schmidt, Jr.
SeriesResearch note RM -- 152.
ContributionsSchmidt, R. A., Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.)
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet :
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Open LibraryOL17619844M

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