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Marking knife

JustJim
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Marking knife

Some years ago I bought a set of spade bits. The 16mm one was bent in the shaft straight out of the box. It was un-useable but I never threw it away.

 

As you don't.

 

So today I turned it into a single-bevel marking knife.

 

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MitchellMc
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Re: Marking knife

What a great way to re-purpose a useless bit @JustJim.

 

For those unfamiliar with a marking knife, you might like to let us know what you are using it for and a little bit about them. In the past, I've used a marking knife where I needed an extremely fine crosscut on a piece of timber. I marked deeply with the knife first and then cut along the line. Pre-cutting the timber grain with the knife helped prevent any splinters from tearing out from the circular saw.

 

Many thanks for sharing.

 

Mitchell

 

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