Care of Drawing Instruments and Materials


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In today’s class, we will be talking about the care of drawing instruments and materials. Enjoy the class!

Care of Drawing Instruments and Materials

Drawing Instruments and Materials

Proper care and maintenance

It is essential to take proper care of the drafting tools, materials, and equipment. Below are some tips to properly use and take care of them.

  1. Avoid dropping your tools and equipment.
  2. Never use measuring tools in cutting paper.
  3. Wipe off the surface and edges of triangles and T-squares.
  4. Sharpen and store your pencils properly after use.
  5. Find or create an organizer where you can hang your measuring tools.
  6. Have a separate container for making tools.
  7. Keep your drawing sheets in a plastic tube to protect them from dust and dirt.
  8. Never lend or borrow drafting tools and materials if may.
  9. Care and Storage of Drawing Instruments and Materials.

To care for their drawing instruments, students should do the following:

  1. Do not use any sharp objects on the edges of the drawing board.
  2. When not in use, cover the face of the board to avoid dust.
  3. The Tee-square should not be used as a sword or staff to play with.
  4. Never use any sharp object on the edges of your set-squares.
  5. When you are not working with your instruments, keep them on their sheaths and packs.
  6. Drawing paper should be kept in a flat file or jacket.


In our next class, we will be talking about Board Practice, Drawing Practice.  We hope you enjoyed the class.

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