Left and Right Hand Marking Knives
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Marking knives are the most accurate way to mark lines for fine joinery layout work. The flat steel blades on these knives are beveled on only one side so you can mark tight against your straight...
This kit includes the following items:
- Right Handed Marking Knife
- Left Handed Marking Knife
- Swiss made
- Pre-sharpened for immediate use
- Bubinga handle
- K720 steel blade
- Left handed
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These marking knives are first rate.
The best I can say, is I would buy these again.
Might as well use a nail to scribe lines
I bought both the left and right hand models. The right hand model has a good edge and nice sharp point. However, the left hand model looks like it was sharpened by a blind man on a roller coaster. The tip has a 1/16" flat instead of a point which creates more of a trench than a crisp cut scribe line. This will take a bit of time to correct on the sharpening system. Also, they are too bulky. A slimmer handle might be more user friendly and facilitate working in tight spots. I am going to attempt to reduce the handle size a bit to lessen the bulky, clumsy feel.
Great for marking
Excellent product for marking in tight places, an example being narrow dovetails.
Quality Marking Knives
Although I am right handed, having a left and right set of good quality marking knives makes it easy to always make a clean and accurate mark. The knives are a good size, with a secure and solid feel. [...]