Draw large circles easily and accurately with this easy to make Beam Compass! The project pictured draws up to 28 inch diameter circles, but plans show how to make a longer beam to make any diameter circles desired. Make it from a scrap of 3/4 inch thick pine board. This woodworking plan provides full size illustrations, exploded view diagrams and instructions to make the projects shown.
The 19 series (products that start with 19-) are full size and printed on large sheets of paper created by Meisel Wood Hobby. Meisel closed their business on Oct 31, 2022. Their plans will continue to be sold on our web site. Any mention of hardware kits or related hardware supplies in their woodworking plans are no longer available. For items you cannot find locally in your hardware store, there are companies online that may carry similar product. These companies include CaseysWood.com, RonellClock.com, Klockit.com, WoodParts.ca, Rockler.com and Woodcraft.com.
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Draw large circles easily and accurately with this easy to make Beam Compass! The project pictured draws up to 28 inch diameter circles, but plans show how to make a longer beam to make any diameter circles desired. Make it from a scrap of 3/4 inch thick pine board.
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