A tape measure can be an elusive tool in the shop. It always seems I’m laying mine down somewhere and then I can’t find it. I solved the problem by making a storage bracket.

It won’t take you long to make this bracket. I used a strip of aluminum and a couple spacer blocks, like you see here.

I attached mine to the underside of my workbench. But you could mount this to a wall just as easily. Now I know my tape measure will always be within easy reach.

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