Ruler & Compass (Wooden Books)

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RULER & COMPASS
by ANDREW SUTTON

How do you draw a heptagon? What about a heptakaidecagon? How do you fit circles perfectly into triangles? And around them? If the computer is down – could you do it with ruler and compass? In this unique little book, Andrew Sutton guides you through the once treasured principles of ruler and compass constructions, used for centuries by architects, carpenters, stonemasons and master craftsmen. Designed to last until the lights go out, this is a timeless book.

Paperback: 64 pages
Language: English
Product Dimensions: 21.5 x 15.5 cms approx
ISBN 978-1904263661
Published by: Wooden Books

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RULER & COMPASS by ANDREW SUTTON

How do you draw a heptagon? What about a heptakaidecagon? How do you fit circles perfectly into triangles? And around them? If the computer is down – could you do it with ruler and compass? In this unique little book, Andrew Sutton guides you through the once treasured principles of ruler and compass constructions, used for centuries by architects, carpenters, stonemasons and master craftsmen. Designed to last until the lights go out, this is a timeless book.

WOODEN BOOKS are small but packed with information, beautifully designed and printed!

“Fascinating” FINANCIAL TIMES. “Beautiful” LONDON REVIEW OF BOOKS. “Rich and Artful” THE LANCET. “Genuinely mind-expanding” FORTEAN TIMES. “Excellent” NEW SCIENTIST. “Stunning” NEW YORK TIMES. Small books, big ideas.

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Weight 0.26 kg
Dimensions 30 × 21 × 0.4 cm

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