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Project by wooleywoodsmith posted 05-06-2011 03:19 PM 1433 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a compass that would make big circles so I made one. Its not pretty but it works, made from redwood.

-- wooley

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#1 posted 05-06-2011 03:22 PM

now that’s a compass!

-- "There's plenty of time to read the instruction manual when you're laying in the hospital bed". - Dad

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#2 posted 05-06-2011 04:08 PM

I like it !!!

-- Just learning the craft my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ practiced.

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#3 posted 05-06-2011 04:39 PM

When you need, function trumps beauty every time. Good job – thanks for the inspiration.

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#4 posted 05-06-2011 07:47 PM

You said “not pretty but it works.” ...You should see the one I made, I zip tied 3/8” dowel rod legs to a cheap metal pencil compass- I didn’t even cut the dowel rod, I just broke it off, and the tails are still on the zip ties…yours is a masterpiece by comparison!

-- Jon

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#5 posted 05-07-2011 10:46 AM

if it works its good enoff :-)


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