Drawing Large Circles with Compass

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“Circles up to perhaps three inches in diameter may be drawn with the legs straight but for larger sizes both the needle-point and the pencil leg should be at the knuckle joints so as to be perpendicular to the paper.” — French, 1911


French, Thomas E A Manual of Engineering Drawing for Students and Draftsmen (New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1911)


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