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Old 06-05-2011, 12:23 AM
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What do you guys use to measure out circles?
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Tape Measure?
Or a big Drafter's compass.
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Where to get one of those big compass?
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Get one of the wooden rulers that has holes for pencils in it.
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Get one of the wooden rulers that has holes for pencils in it.
Havent even thought about this.
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string with 2 loops in it works fine, a screw in the center of the circle with one loop over it, then the other loop at the radius you need then stick the pencil in the loop and draw your circle. just pulling the string tight as you go around
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peice of cardboard measure out half the distance of the circle nail hole in one mark and a hole in the other mark for a pencil so 5 inches for a ten inch hole 6 for a 12" cheap easy fast
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peice of cardboard measure out half the distance of the circle nail hole in one mark and a hole in the other mark for a pencil so 5 inches for a ten inch hole 6 for a 12" cheap easy fast
yup
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peice of cardboard measure out half the distance of the circle nail hole in one mark and a hole in the other mark for a pencil so 5 inches for a ten inch hole 6 for a 12" cheap easy fast
Will try this as well.
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I use a piece of aluminum for a compass with drilled holes in it for the desired radius.
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