Divide a piece of wood into several equal strips is a process very used in DIY, especially to trace the steps of a staircase on a wall or to implement equidistant shelves.
- Lay a ruler on the board so that the 0 is on one edge and a multiple of 6 on the other.
- Post graduations on the board.
- Place the ruler at another end of the board.
- Post the same graduations as before.
- Connect the dots.
- Extend them to create six bands. They will be perfectly equal and parallel.