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The Safe-T Compass is easy, safe, and accurate. It features fixed radii, which make setting adjustments unnecessary and simplify circle, arc, and geometric construction work. Designed especially for safety, the Safe-T Compass is a great tool for use by children.
It draws circles from 1/4" to 10" in diameter in 1/8" increments. It includes a 4" straight edge on two sides. Use the Safe-T Compass with wooden, mechanical, or coloring pencils and most ballpoint, plastic point, or felt tip pens.
For instructions on using the Safe-T Compass, please see the Resources tab.
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of respondents would recommend this to a friend.
Reviewed by 17 customers
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Great tool for the price
from Houston, TX
Comments about Safe-T Compass:
Love this product! Ordered for a mandala class I teach! Super price! Only issue was that some of the center white wheels would get stuck....SOLUTION: pop out the wheel, use emery board to gently sand the rough spot on the plastic. Pop it back in, draw several circles round & round to loosen it up!
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By SC art teacher
from Aiken ,SC
These are the only compasses I use with my students. I don't have to worry about sharp points in the classroom. Students can make small to large circles with ease. The only problem is that the numbers wear off of the plastic over time. The compass can still be used but you don't know the diameter of the circle.
By Avalon Art Studio
from Milton, Florida
Some students really liked this type of compass so I don' t regret purchasing the product for variety, but the plastic is thin and flimsy, not the best quality. When you are trying to outfit a class of 30, you want the best value and a lasting product.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Best compass ever
By Meg the art teacher
Will never buy another type of compass again. These are the best.
Perfect for the Classroom
from Pilot Grove, MO
This compass is perfect for all ages. I use it in each of my art classes, K-12. It is durable and affordable!
Love this compass!
This is a great easy to use compass. Unfortunately mine went missing so I ordered a new one. It's not as bulky as a traditional compass and I can use almost any pencil or pen with it to make a perfect circle. It also includes measurements of circles you can make which is really nice if I need a specific size.
Very nice design
from Bradford, VT
I bought this to draw circles on canvas, since my regular compass poked holes in the canvas. It works very well, and has a very clever design.
easy to ise
from Spotsylvania, VA
Great tool for students designing artwork containing circles. Since it is flat to the paper most students have more control with this tool than conventional compasses. Np points for the students to play with is a benefit for younger children.
from Goodyear, AZ
I was disappointed but what can you expect for an inexpensive gadget. It does well making large circles, so I will use it for that as sometimes it is difficult to spin a regular compass when making large circles. But this was very hard to use for smaller circle as the center plastic ring does not move easily with a pen or pencil in a hole. For use for large circles only.
Good safety compass
from Beggs, OK
Good compass. Center piece pops out easily (and gets "lost"). Plastic is nice safety feature. Relatively durable.
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