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New Archi Student
Joined: 2 months ago
Posts: 1
02/08/2020 11:53 am  

When using a ruler for model making, like stated in the '70 hacks' info pack, use a metal ruler rather than a plastic one. As suggested by my tutor, invest in a metal safety ruler with a finger guard. It has saved my fingers many times from getting cuts while trying to do quick last minute work (which I know i shouldn't do). The metal safety ruler has a metal guard for your fingers and a rubber grip on the underside to prevent slipping. You can also get them at different lengths, I've seen them at 30 cm, 45 cm and 60 cm. Hope this helps!


Kyle Sinko
Honourable Archi Student Admin
Joined: 1 year ago
Posts: 58
05/08/2020 12:37 pm  

Brilliant advice Jemma! Thanks for sharing! 🙂


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