Introduction: How to Construct Parallel Lines

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A step by step instructable on how to construct 2 parallel lines

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Create a straight line using a straightedge and label one point A and one point B

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Plot a point above the straight angle and label it C

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Using a straightedge, draw a straight line from point A to point C

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Draw an arch between line AC and line AB with thepoint of the compass on point A

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Copy the same arch, starting with the point of your compass at point C

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Measure the first arch, where it passes through each line with your compass

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Now, using the compass make the distance of point ones arch at point 2

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Lastly, draw a line through point C, and where the second arch and dash intersect

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DIY Hacks and How Tos (author)2017-10-29

This is a useful trick with marking outlines on a large sheet of plywood.

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