The iris is your perfect tool for drawing and measuring circles. Iris is a completely redesigned circle drawing tool.
Created by london based design studio maker s cabinet the tool isn t as cumbersome as a tin can or as awkward to work with as a drawing compass but it is very much like a stencil in that you trace around an adjustable circle to create a circle of your own.
Iris drawing compass. Simply rotate the rings to open and close its captivating aperture mechanism. A special edition iris personally engraved with the signatures of the founders of makers cabinet. These are sold out from the manufacturer and will ship from the uk when available.
So while the iris drawing compass is a lovely piece it does not function from a mechanical perspective nor as a functional perspective. Iris is made with utmost care and consideration featuring a solid brass body and carefully selected corrosion resistant stainless spring steel leaves. These are the real deal and much nicer than the chinese knockoffs on wish and amazon.
Adam savage did a great video featuring this tool. As if pencil graphite wasn t bad enough. Find your iris here today to explore new.
Iris is a rotary compass tool used to draw and measure circles with its unique moving aperture. Finally when in use the large brass ring and the opaque aperture completely obscures whatever you are drawing. Iris is a drawing tool meant to help you draw your dream circle.
The iris is seated in a handcrafted wooden box by odin ardagh. The new iris drawing compass features added grip and honed tolerances for ease of use. Enjoy using iris to draw and measure single concentric or even shaded circles with its unique moving aperture.
Iris drawing compass by makers cabinet. Oh and i almost forgot the brass oxidizes onto your hands turning them grey. One of the most beautiful mechanisms to have stood the test of time is here in the palm of your hand.
Iris is made with care and consideration featuring a solid brass body and carefully selected corrosion resistant stainless spring steel leaves. This was part of a pair but i only wanted one. Item is new in an open box with all packaging.
Special edition signed iris drawing compass less. Pledges for the iris drawing compass and base start at 45 us 59. I m selling the second one.
The iris is the perfect replacement for the inadequate rotary drawing compass. The team launched the kickstarter campaign for iris yesterday and are already over halfway towards the 25 000 us 32 700 goal.