We use a tape measure to measure things.
Tape measures in the United States have marks on them to indicate inches and feet.
An axe has a sharp blade at the end of a long handle.
We use an axe to cut wood and chop down trees.
A shovel has a thin scoop at the end of a very long handle.
We use shovels to shovel snow off sidewalks and driveways.
We use a shovel with a sharp point to dig a hole in the ground.