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5.5" Scholastic Divider Drafting Supplies, Drafting Instruments, Dividers
Retail: $11.07
Was: $8.50
Item #: 560 - See more from Alvin Drafting

    This divider is exactly what an artists, student, crafter, or hobbyist needs. It can be used as a basic drafting instrument for both projects and artwork.

    6" Quick-Action Compass & Divider Set
    Retail: $27.21
    Item #: QSB-8050 - See more from Pacific Arc

      Professional quality Speed Bow Compass adjusts two ways: press the buttons on the legs for extremely fast adjustment or use the center wheel for fine adjustment.QSB-810CEX features our signature 6" QSB-series compass with beam, universal adaptor...

      Basic-Bow Standard Drawing Set Drafting Supplies, Drafting Instruments, Drawing Compasses
      Retail: $67.77
      Item #: 795B - See more from Alvin Drafting

        Set includes 6" and 4½" pencil compass/dividers and 6" friction divider with self centering gear head design and replaceable needle points.

        Maverick Bow Compass Drawing Set
        Retail: $55.30
        Was: $31.80
        Item #: 895E - See more from Alvin & Co.

          Drawing set includes 2 compasses, divider, pencil, pointer, and replacement lead.

          Spring-Bow Compass Set
          Retail: $45.61
          Item #: PA-1513 - See more from Pacific Arc

            Traditional Spring Bow compass features a true steel hoop for longevity and reliability. Features center wheel for fine adjustments.

            Compass and Divider Beginner Set
            Retail: $20.99
            Item #: 308K - See more from Alvin & Co.

              The Alvin Compass and Divider Beginner Set is a perfect package for students, crafters, and hobbyists. It contains basic drawing instruments that are commonly used in most drawing and drafting applications.

              6" Academic Divider
              Retail: $16.67
              Item #: 660 - See more from Alvin Drafting

                The Alvin Drafting 6" inch academic friction divider with self centering gearhead design with replaceable needle points is perfectly useful for all levels, whether for geometry class, drafting, architectural design, construction, or...

                6" Friction Divider with Double Break Leg
                Retail: $9.89
                Item #: PA-6DW-VS - See more from Pacific Arc

                  Easily measures, transfer measurements, or mark off specific distances. Accurately transfer measurements on most project surfaces.

                  6" Traditional Friction Divider
                  New!
                  Retail: $7.99
                  Item #: PA-6D - See more from Pacific Arc

                    Easily measures, transfer measurements, or mark off specific distances. Accurately transfer measurements on most project surfaces.

                    Jet-Bow Beam Compass Set
                    New!
                    Retail: $101.07
                    Item #: 929JS - See more from Alvin Drafting

                      This versatile compass is user-friendly and perfect for artists, students, crafters, and hobbyists as a basic drafting or drawing tool for both projects and artwork. Packaged in a durable, transparent plastic case for easy portability, storage, and...

                      Rapid Bow Compass & Instrument Set
                      Retail: $28.50
                      Item #: PQA-6050CEX - See more from Pacific Arc

                        The Pacific Arc Rapid Bow Compass can be quickly adjusted by simply pulling on the legs or finely adjusted by using the center wheel. Comes in a vinyl pouch and includes:6" Rapid Bow compass with double break legsBeam Extension6" DividerUniversal...

                        Compact Drawing Set
                        Retail: $34.87
                        Item #: 608K - See more from Alvin Drafting

                          This compass is exactly what an artists, student, crafter, or hobbyist needs. It can be used as a basic drafting or drawing instrument for both projects and artwork.  Precisely designed, manufactured with durable materials, and Made in...

                          Dividers are essential drafting tools used in both drafting and architecture for various purposes. Here are some common uses of dividers in these fields:

                          1. Transferring Measurements: Dividers are used to transfer measurements accurately from one part of a drawing to another. By adjusting the legs of the dividers to the desired distance, drafters and architects can easily replicate dimensions, spacing, or proportions on different parts of a drawing.
                          2. Creating Proportions: Dividers are helpful for establishing proportions and scaling in architectural drawings and plans. Architects use dividers to measure and divide lengths or distances according to specific proportions or ratios, ensuring that elements within a design are properly scaled and balanced.
                          3. Drawing Circles and Arcs: Dividers can be used to draw circles and arcs of precise sizes and dimensions. By adjusting the legs of the dividers to the desired radius, drafters and architects can create accurate circular shapes and curved lines in architectural drawings, floor plans, and construction details.
                          4. Marking Equal Distances: Dividers are used to mark equal distances along a line or between multiple points. Architects use dividers to divide lines or spaces evenly, ensuring consistent spacing and alignment of elements such as columns, windows, doors, and structural components in architectural designs.
                          5. Checking Dimensions: Dividers are often used to verify and check dimensions on architectural drawings and plans. Architects use dividers to compare measurements, check for accuracy, and ensure that dimensions meet design specifications and building codes.
                          6. Detailing and Drafting: Dividers are used for precise detailing and drafting work in architectural drawings and plans. Architects use dividers to create intricate patterns, ornamental designs, and decorative elements with consistent spacing and proportions.

                          Overall, dividers are versatile drafting tools that play a crucial role in architectural drafting and design by facilitating accurate measurement, proportioning, detailing, and drafting work. They enable architects to create precise and well-executed drawings and plans that meet the requirements of their design projects.