Drafting and Drawing Tools
You can’t build what you can’t draw
These tools are definitely not a place to skimp on. That said, there are a lot of cheap tools out there that I prefer over expensive ones. For example, drafting pencils. See below for a good list of items that won’t break the bank, but are accurate and durable.
The thing I like about this drawing compass set is that it will take a mechanical pencil as well as dedicated pencil leads.
My favorite mechanical pencil. Disposable, yes, but I love them – 0.9mm lead diameter.
For 0.7mm diamater fans, there’s this:
Then, some basic protractors, french curves, etc.
And then finally some drafting paper!
17″ x 22″!