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    Snapping a line

    Summery: Learn how to snap a line, draw a straight chalk line between two walls.

    Drawing a line

    The easiest way to draw a straight line between two walls is to use a chalk line reel.

    • Measure half way along two opposite walls.
    • Place a nail in the floor half way along one wall.
    • Clip the end of the reel to the nail.
    • Pull the reel out across the room the halfway point on the opposite wall.
    • When the string is taught, pluck the string up, and, as it snaps back into place it will mark a straight line on the floor.

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