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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.
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™ Safe-T is a trademark.
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Very nice design
from Bradford, VT
Comments about Safe-T Compass:
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.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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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.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Good safety compass
from Beggs, OK
Good compass. Center piece pops out easily (and gets "lost"). Plastic is nice safety feature. Relatively durable.
from Miami, Fl
I use these in my elementary art class. they are easy to use and pretty durable. sometimes the white part of the compass pops out but it's really easy to snap back in. the kids enjoy using them.
(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)
By Fine Arts Teacher
from Sierra Vista, AZ
Made in China, each compass is made from thin plastic and came with a printed page called "How to use your safe-T Compass." However, the entire page was printed backwards, so I guess you'd have to hold it up to a mirror to be able to read it. Nevertheless, The compasses are just what I needed to supplement the missing or broken ones from a set that I've had for ten years. 4th grade and up are able to use them with accuracy. These are an essential in my art classroom. The print on them will fade and wear away over time, but they are still a great drawing tool.
Excellent for Elementary Art Classes!
from Las Vegas, NV
These are awesome! Great for elementary art classes. I teach fourth and fifth grade students how to use them. Magical to them! The only con is that the white plastic circle inside can be removed (thus lost or stolen). Because of that I would consider solid plastic compass of similar design.
Great for Science class!!
By Miss Ellie
from Columbus, GA
I am a 6th grade Earth Science teacher and we are always using the compass for making the Sun, Earth, and Moon. Once I show them how to use it, they are working on their assignment and are proud of their neat work!
I will buy this product here again.
from Hamptonville, NC
I need this tool, Safe T Compass, in promoting a design book that I wrote. I wanted the compass to be available to purchasers of my book. I could not find it in stores anywhere. Searched on line for a reasonable price, found just what I was looking for at Blick. So happy to know where to go to next time I need more.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Safe-T Compass is Perfect
from Brownsville, TX.
I love art and therefore making circles is part of it. This Compass which I just bought is perfect for all that I need to do. Unlike other compasses, this compass is easy to handle and it does not make holes on your paper. By holding it firmly, and setting the pencil, it does the work on its own.
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