the design of the ‘rollbe’ ruler by toronto-based the work of mind inc allows it to be rolled from point to point taking an accurate measurement in the metric or imperial system. designers, carpenters, fashion designers, sewers, architects and many other professionals draft specific layouts and templates where measuring curves and design details is necessary. its two smallest sizes, 4 inches and 10 cm are both comparable to the size of a coin making it comfortable to carry in a pocket or key chain. 


‘rolllbe’ rulers hava a knurled edge surface for handy use

 

 

the two larger sizes of ‘rollbe’ at 8 inches and 20 cm are perfect for use at home or in tool boxes. all rulers are made of high quality stainless steel and the 4 inch and 10 cm versions come with leather key chain carrying cases. the inch versions of ‘rollbe’ are accurate to a 16th of an inch, while the cm versions are accurate to the millimeter. the design is super easy to use. simply place the bullet – start mark on the starting point of the surface or line you want to measure then roll and count full rotations by following the ‘radius indicator’, then add remaining units.


the 4 inch ruler and 8 inch ruler are both convenient travel sizes

 

 

with over 2,000 supporters, the product is now available for preorders on kickstarter until august 30th, 2017. patrons will receive their own ‘rollbe’ ruler in november of 2017. 


the 4 inch ruler can fit in a pocket or act as a keychain


 ruler with complimentary leather keychain holder


the 4 inch size is no larger than a coin and can be carried with ease


all rulers are made with high-quality stainless steel


‘rollbe’ 10 cm ruler


all ‘rollbe’ rulers have an attached brass handle to keep the device steady in your hand


‘rollbe’ 20 cm ruler


the circular design makes it perfect for use on curved surfaces or for tailoring

 

 

the device in action

 

 

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