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Project by Sam Shakouri posted 06-05-2015 09:18 AM 1627 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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When you build an open segmented project, you will need to locate the center point for each level in order to mark the circumference of the next level. A pair of normal compasses does not work because the center is in the air. I designed this compasses like to solve the problem.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#1 posted 06-05-2015 09:24 AM

Nice….hope you post the finished project.

-- Vince

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#2 posted 06-05-2015 10:23 AM

Very good idea, Sam. I like the way you thing and come up with a solutions. Others will probably need this too!
thanks for sharing.
When they talk of all the great people they will mention Einstein, Bell, Maloof and Shakouri!!

Have a great day, Sam…....................Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 06-05-2015 07:09 PM

Vince, the finished project which I used this device is already there on the same page under the name ( 1634 Piece Project ). Go and have a look.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#4 posted 06-05-2015 09:37 PM

Thanks for the idea, Sam!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#5 posted 06-05-2015 09:38 PM

nicely done Sam as usual :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#6 posted 06-07-2015 10:03 PM

good idea

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#7 posted 06-08-2015 02:56 PM

Nice job as always, great idea

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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