R1 Tape Measure

51_powers_01M.POWER'S R1 TAPE MEASURE is for righties, allowing the user to hold it in their right hand and mark the measurement with their left.

Other features include large markings, imperial and metric scales, an easy-to-grip rubber spine that is shock-resistant, thumb lock and quick-touch blade brake. The tape measure is priced at $16.99. Contact: M.Power Tools Inc. Tel: 613-525-3328. www.m-powertools.com

This article originally appeared in the August 2010 issue.