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Making a compass

08-02-2015 09:43 AM by Garageworkshop1 | 7 comments »

In this video I make a compass from two pieces of thin steel rod and some flat stock, a thumbscrew and a couple of brass pins. The tips on the compass are regular mild steel. Not a lot to say about the project other than it’s a lot of filing and shaping.For the curved piece I went to the hardware store and traced a pattern from a store model on a piece of paper which I than transferred to steel. Really useful and simple project. Build video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q...

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