Bosch GLL2-50 Laser Level - Canadian Woodworking Magazine

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Bosch GLL2-50 Laser Level

Thanks to the Bosch GLL2-50 laser level, I have discovered that my home is neither level nor plumb. Using the level was intuitive; it toggles between plumb, level and cross-hair modes with one button. A switch sets the laser in either self-leaving mode, which is useful for most applications, or locked mode so that it can be used as a baseline for angled layouts. It was easy to view the laser indoors – for outdoors in bright light and for large distanc­es, an optional sensor is available. The unit I received was as accurate as my spirit-level and Bosch includes instructions to verify the accuracy. The micro-adjustable, magnetic base mounted firmly to flat surfaces and is grooved to register firmly against a pole. My only issue with the Bosch GLL2-50, listed at $329.99, was that it quickly revealed some past construction inaccuracies I was happily oblivious of – although all of the pictures in my house are now straight. Visit for more information.

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