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Forum topic by niki posted 2321 days ago 2663 views 4 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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niki

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2321 days ago

Good day

If you want to draw an arc without measuring, big compass or radius calculation…
I’m talking about big arcs, 3’ or more diameter.

Regards
niki

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If you want to draw another arc, parallel to the first one
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Regards
niki


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GaryK

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#1 posted 2321 days ago

That’s pretty cool. You use something similar to draw an ellipse.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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TomFran

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#2 posted 2321 days ago

Thanks for showing us how to make arcs, Niki. That looks like a very good method. I have often wondered how to make a large arc – now I have a good solution!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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swied

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#3 posted 2321 days ago

Nice tip. All of my large arcs, so far, have been the same radius as my trash can lid. ;)

-- Scott, San Diego

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rikkor

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#4 posted 2321 days ago

This is a very helpful post Niki. You explained it very clearly.

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tenontim

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#5 posted 2320 days ago

“That’s not a hammer. This is a bloody HAMMER!!” (2×4 Dundee). Nice post, Niki. Good info.

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Zipsss

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#6 posted 2320 days ago

That is a great system. That is the reason you are in my “favorites”.

-- Zipsss

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niki

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#7 posted 2320 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind replies

Tenontim
Talking about hammer this is what I call HAMMER....Made of Oak and the handle is 3/4” clamp pipe….

I use it occasionally for mortising :-)....

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