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'Copenhagen' Ship's Curves

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Similar to French curves, these "mathematically shaped" curves are used by naval architects to draw fair curves when drawing ships' lines.

Sometimes called Copenhagen curves when used in conjunction with one another to join points laid out on the drafting board.

A full set will permit drawing a fair curve of any shape whatsoever. This part set of curves produced from various finely grained strips of wood, either inscribed in architects hand 'J. Read' or stamped in capitals J.R.

English circa 1920.

The longest 21 inches.

 

 

 

 

Item Code: 4025

£ 140

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