troubleshooting Question

Reverse circular curves to connect two non parallel lines

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Saqib HusainFlag for Pakistan asked on
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If I have two parallel lines  like this

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I can connect the two with two circular curves using a compass, straight-edge and a pencil and without any measurement or calculation with the steps
draw perpendiculars from the end points towards the other line
connect the two end points of the given line
draw perpendiculars to the connecting line at the quarter points
the intersection of the perpendicular to end point and perpendicular to the quarter point will be the centre of the curve.

Can we have a similar construction if the lines are not parallel?
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