Shop-Made Marking Knives

Create quality layout tools using straightforward steps and shop-tested metalworking techniques.

When it comes to creating a layout, it's hard to beat the crisp line you get with a marking knife. And making your own set of knives gives you an opportunity to learn a little metalworking while adding a new level of precision to all your layouts. With the right steel and a few straightforward techniques, the knives are surprisingly easy to make.

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What You Get:

  • 5 printable (digital) pages of step-by-step instructions
  • 19 full-color photos, illustrations and exploded views
  • Shop-tested tips and techniques ensure your success
  • Materials list
  • Retail sources for hardware and supplies

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