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    Well - THAT was fun. (Mr. Pinkerton would have...

    Well - THAT was fun.

    (Mr. Pinkerton would have absolutely blown his stack with this one, wouldn't he!)
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    Nobody was measuring stuff just to be measuring...

    Nobody was measuring stuff just to be measuring stuff. They had to have a reason. As those reasons changed so did the measurement methods. As in most things, you can follow the money. In my...
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    "Measuring tool is simply a piece of fiber cut to...

    "Measuring tool is simply a piece of fiber cut to a certain length."
    You are already outside your 0.1mm tolerance.
    It will stretch more than that.
    And you can't visually distinguish that small a...
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    OK, it sounds like you just have a natural...

    OK, it sounds like you just have a natural curiosity on how our ancestors developed the tools and methods allowing the construction of precise machinery and components. Your question, and your...
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    If its not homework, what possible value could...

    If its not homework, what possible value could the question have in the real world? Even if you were able to construct some geometrically perfect structure using only those materials, you would have...
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    H:W

    H:W
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