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iHandy Carpenter - 1.99 USD

by iHandySoft Inc., Version: 1.1.8 , 6935 KB  

Package name: com.ihandysoft.carpenter.toolkit , Last Update: 2012-03-12 07:42:41


137 ratings (4.029 average)

5,000-10,000 downloads


What's new in this version (1.1.8):

- Bug fixes

Description

The lightest, prettiest and most handy carpenter tool kit in the world, right on your Phone! Get 5 professional tools in ONE app at only half the price of buying each!

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You can hear from app reviewers and happy users:

"Not only are these tools functional, they're also gorgeous, with woodgrain and lighting effects that makes them seem straight out of Leonardo da Vinci's workshop." - O'Reilly Media, "Best iPhone Apps"

"Top 20 iPhone app in 2009" - Tribune Media

"Father's Day App for Your #1 Dad" - CNN

"Really handy and I like the style of the user experience a lot. I'm a picky user but I have to say these tools are nicely done and worth the price." -- our customer

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There are 5 tools in this Carpenter tool kit:
- A plumb bob, the easiest way for you to verify the verticality of lines or walls
- A surface level, the best tool to level any flat surface
- A bubble level bar, exactly as you can see in carpenter tool kit shops, and more beautiful!
- A steel protractor, measuring angles from 0 to 180 degrees.
- A steel ruler, supporting both inches and centimeters. By swiping it left and right, the ruler is capable to measure things much longer than your Phone!
- Once calibrated, the plumb bob, surface level and level bar can also be used as an inclinometer/clinometer by reading the angles on the screen.

Enjoy!

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A few tips for better use of iHandy Carpenter:

- THE PLUMB BOB, SURFACE LEVEL AND BUBBLE LEVEL BAR
Calibrate it first before any serious usage!

- USE THE PLUMB BOB TO MEASURE THE VERTICALITY OF A WALL
Two ways to test the verticality of a wall:
1. Put your Phone back-to-back onto the wall you measure (Recommended).
If the shadow of the plumb bob is on X axis (y equals zero), it then indicates your wall is perfectly straight and vertical to the ground. Please note that in this way the reading of "x" does NOT have to be zero.
The back of Phone is not totally flat. But it's accurate enough just to use the flat part of your Phone.
2. Put one edge of your Phone on the wall you measure.
If the shadow of the plumb bob is on Y axis (x equals zero), it then indicates your wall is perfectly straight and vertical to the ground. Please note that in this way the reading of "y" does NOT have to be zero.

- HOW TO MEASURE THE SLOPE OF A SURFACE
A few ways to measure the slope of a surface:
1. Use the Surface Level (Recommended).
Put your phone onto the inclined surface (The edge of Phone should be in line with the slope direction of the surface. To verify this, just to check whether the reading of "y" is around zero).
The reading of "x" is the slope angle of the measured surface.
2. Use the bubble level bar
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Last comments from Android Market

Jesse (*****)
Works perfect. Scale is accurate and level is accurate to +- .2° on calibrated equipment at work. Samsung captivate.

Chris (*)
What a POS app..the level is dead on but the ruler is 1/4" out just in the size of the screen!!! And no way to cal at this time

daniel (*)
Terrible

Andrea (**)
Scale of rulers is way off on Droid X, with no way to adjust!

Alex (*)
Still not right on the Droid X!

Greg (*****)
Ruler function now works on my Droid Eris! This app deserves six stars!

chris (*****)
Straight forward.

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