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Project by chad posted 06-05-2013 04:21 PM 1162 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I needed to draw a circle to install a inspection port and couldn’t find the kids’s compass so I decided to make my own. self explanatory. Any questions let me know. Enjoy.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then cut again for good measure.





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TRYPHON974

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#1 posted 06-05-2013 04:52 PM

Simple and effective, I like it.

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Sergio

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#2 posted 06-05-2013 06:16 PM

It shows that fancy tools are cool but simple improvised ones are just as good…

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LookingGlass

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#3 posted 06-05-2013 09:14 PM

Cool !!!!!!!!!!!!

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#4 posted 06-05-2013 11:13 PM

Improvise….. Adapt….. Overcome!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#5 posted 06-05-2013 11:18 PM

+5

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#6 posted 06-06-2013 08:07 AM

Nice simple solution, great thinking.

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

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#7 posted 06-06-2013 01:04 PM

I like it. would have done rubber bands instead of staples since you gotta sharpen it at some point.

-- "Some get spiritual 'cause they see the light, and some 'cause they feel the heat." --Ray Wiley Hubbard

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BBF

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#8 posted 06-06-2013 01:21 PM

You took KISS to the right place.

-- I've never been disappointed buying quality but I have been disappointed buying good enough.

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#9 posted 06-06-2013 01:24 PM

And just think I just spend $7 on one at the art store and that was with a 40% off coupon.

Thinking outside the box or “circle”, I like it.

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David

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#10 posted 06-06-2013 02:59 PM

Duct Tape man ~ gotta have Duct Tape LOL
“Use it up, Wear it out. Make it do or do without” Calvin Coolidge

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#11 posted 06-06-2013 03:01 PM

It looks like it would work just fine.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#12 posted 06-06-2013 06:01 PM

Quick, easy, cheap, and functional—that’s my kind of project!

There should be an area on this website for helpful jigs & tools you can make in 5 or 10 minutes with a couple small pieces of scrap material.

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