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Thursday, 9 December 2004
ACU-ARC Adjustable Ruler
Topic: Drawing instruments
I thought this was an old 1970:s ruler when I saw it on the Swedish auction site tradera.com but they are still being manufactured by Hoyle Products Inc. in Southern California; "The ACU-ARC Adjustable Ruler takes over where the ordinary compass leaves off, eliminating the need for numerous beam compasses, and assorted railroad and highway curves. It is made of a rugged new plastic material that will not break with normal use."
Read more on hoylegrips.com

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
Updated: Saturday, 11 December 2004 14:13 CET
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Saturday, 27 November 2004
Ruling Pens (Reissfedern) by Gebrüder HAFF GmbH, Germany
Topic: Drawing instruments
Gebrüder HAFF was founded in 1835 for the manufacture of mathematical instruments. Today their drawing and mathematical instruments and planimeter are distributed worldwide. Check out the Ruling Pens

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
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Friday, 26 November 2004
How to use the Ames Lettering Guide
Topic: Drawing instruments
In 1917 Olson Manufacturing was established with the sole purpose of supplying the drafting industry with its patented Ames Lettering Guide, invented by OA Olson in Ames, Iowa. Learn how to use it on www.olsonmfg.com (pdf).
More about lettering in the Comic Book Lettering School

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
Updated: Friday, 10 December 2004 22:11 CET
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Thursday, 18 November 2004
ECOBRA Schreib - und Zeichengeräte GmbH
Topic: Drawing instruments
ECOBRA GmbH - Top quality rulingpens can be hard to find in the stores. ECOBRA in Nürnberg, Germany still makes them.
Look for "Reißfedern" in the catalog.

posted by niblog at 00:01 CET
Updated: Wednesday, 15 December 2004 00:49 CET
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