The line can be divided by using the divider and estimating the leg distance by the eye.

Bisecting Line Using Divider

The line can be divided by using the divider and estimating the leg distance by the eye.

The modern cylindrical compass is used depending on personal preference.

Cylindrical Compass

The modern cylindrical compass is used depending on personal preference.

The modern regular compass is used depending on personal preference.

Regular Compass

The modern regular compass is used depending on personal preference.

The modern Richter compass is used depending on personal preference.

Richter Compass

The modern Richter compass is used depending on personal preference.

A hairspring dividers is a divider with a adjustable screw on the leg.

Hairspring Dividers

A hairspring dividers is a divider with a adjustable screw on the leg.

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Filigree divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider with torch

Floral divider

Floral divider with torch

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider

Floral divider with eagle

Floral Divider with Eagle

Floral divider with eagle

Floral divider with figures

Floral divider with figures

Floral divider with figures

Floral divider with head

Floral divider with head

Floral divider with head

Floral divider with horseshoe

Floral divider with horseshoe

Floral divider with horseshoe

For better control of the divider, hold the divider with the thumb and the index finger on the outside of the legs, and the middle and ring finger inside the leg. The head of the divider should be resting above the second joint of index finger.

Divider Holding Position

For better control of the divider, hold the divider with the thumb and the index finger on the outside…

Ornate divider with bird on shield

Ornate divider

Ornate divider with bird on shield

Ornate divider with winged head and vines

Ornate divider

Ornate divider with winged head and vines

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider with face

Ornate divider

Ornate divider with face

Ornate divider with cherub

Ornate divider

Ornate divider with cherub

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider

Ornate divider with cherubs

Ornate divider with cherubs

Ornate divider with cherubs

Ornate divider with sphinx

Ornate divider with sphinx

Ornate divider with sphinx

Ornate divider with swan

Ornate Divider with Swan

Ornate divider with swan

Frogs and snails

Pictorial divider

Frogs and snails

Ship and seascape

Pictorial divider

Ship and seascape

"In ordinary work the usual way of rectifying an arc is to step around it with the dividers, in spaces small enough as practically to coincide with the arc, and to step off the same number on the right line." —French, 1911

Rectifying Arc Using Dividers

"In ordinary work the usual way of rectifying an arc is to step around it with the dividers, in spaces…

Simple divider with flower

Simple divider

Simple divider with flower

Simple divider

Simple divider

Simple divider