Originally Posted by gmcttr
I prefer a 25 footer with a 1" wide tape. It's stiff enough i can reach across the room with it.
Other than that, there's always the:
-6' aluminum straight edge
-soldering gun with tile cutting tip (hot knife on steroids)
-black and silver Sharpies
-sand bags (rifle rests)
Yep...this isn't you grandmother's sewing kit.
Wood handled cheap knife and propane torch for cutting ripstop. I assume this is a skill set still used in the DIY community? If not, I should post a video.