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Tracing tool for drawing around irregular objects.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #67 Aug 1998 pg. 28

Stippling tool for transfering a paper pattern to wood is made from a sewing needle and a pencil.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #82 Oct 2000 pg. 16

Aiming for accuracy. Four tools for making realistic drawings from photo references.
ARTIST'S MAGAZINE Dec 1999 (v.16#12) pg. 72

Two styles of tracers (a pen or pencil holding device that is used to trace around the profile of a three-dimensional object).
CHIP CHATS Jan-Feb 1992 (v.39#1) pg. 41

Two jigs for tracing the outline of a small three-dimensional model (such as a carved figure, etc.) onto a piece of paper.
CHIP CHATS May-Jun 1996 (v.43#3) pg. 62

A wooden pencil holder simplifies tracing the outline of any three-dimensional object which can be placed on a sheet of paper.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #473 Oct 1967 (v.63) pg. 22

Build a camera lucida, a device to help you draw. It allows you to trace an image reflected by a prism or piece of glass-like material.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #71 Sep-Oct 1981 pg. 100

How to draw both black-and-white and colored pictures with the aid of a photographic enlarger. Any negative can be projected onto a piece of paper, the white areas filled in with pencil, and a reasonably good pencil drawing will result. If the image is photographed through red, green and blue filters (3 different negatives) you can do your coloring with colored pencils to get a "full color" reproduction.
PHOTOGRAPHIC Jul 1978 (v.7#3) pg. 10

Easel tracing projector for tracing pictures.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1963 (v.120#1) pg. 130

How to use your camera and a slide projector to make a scaled-down replica or to make an enlarged copy of any item.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1982 (v.157#6) pg. 182

Simple tracing tool for reproduction of parts with irregular contours is made from steel blade holder and a blade with sharp point.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1970 (v.196#6) pg. 107

How to project a slide on a drawing surface and then trace it to make posters, personalized coloring books, paper dolls, etc.
SUNSET Jan 1977 (v.158#1) pg. 54

Jig for accurately tracing the shape of an object that doesn't lie flat.
WOOD MAGAZINE #135 Sep 2001 (v.18#6) pg. 32

Techniques for scribing (tracing) around an object using a compass, scribing block, piece of cardboard, etc.
WOODSMITH #65 Oct 1989 pg. 12

Sharp scribing with an outline tracer. A tapered wooden block is fitted with a ball-point pen. The point of the pen aligns exactly with the guiding edge of the block. It is used to trace the profile of almost any object.
WOODWORK #11 Fall 1991 pg. 67

Tip on scribing a work piece to fit an uneven wall or floor.
WOODWORKER Jun 1990 (v.94#6) pg. 569

How to make an opaque projector for the studio workshop. Complete instructions for constructing the focusing dolly, reflector, table and canopy. The image is projected down onto a horizontal table to facilitate tracing the outline of the image.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1973 (v.29#4) pg. 30