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Japanese tools #26: Bunmawashi with pen holder - Japanese beam compass

06-04-2017 03:26 PM by mafe | 14 comments »

Bunmawashi with pen holder Japanese beam compass Last time I posted a Japanese compass it was back in 2013 on my blog no 200, now we are in 2017 and this is blog 331 I think, so it must be about time to do one again.This time the Bunmawashi was not for me though, but for an artist friend who do wall paintings and did a series for elderly homes, where they have dementia, she told me she needed one, normally up to 120 cm, but at times big circles also and also she needed to be able to use different tools for it, so she could draw on different materials, even glass… Put the old one behind and eyeballed it on the lathe on some exotic hardwood.Knew this one had to be bigger...

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