I've been wanting to buy a laser level for several years now but, out of all the lasers on the market, I've been unable to decide which one would be right for me. There are many potential applications for a laser in a carpenter's routine, and just as many questions to answer in order to choose one instrument that's equal to all of these tasks.

Do I want a tool that shoots horizontal or vertical lines, or one that does both? What about one that projects two lines simultaneously at 90 degrees to each other? And what about dots? I definitely want plumb dots, but for horizontal applications, would I be better off with dots or lines? I can have either one with a 90-degree projection option...

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