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Forging a Striking Knife
Blacksmithing for Woodworkers
with Peter Ross


Make your own traditional tools! Improve your woodworking with this simple, home-forged striking knife. Patterned after an early 19th Century design, this striking knife has a flat blade with a single bevel on one end and a thin, round scribe at the other end. You can use a flat blade for severing fibers to make starting a saw cut or chisel cut cleaner and more accurate. Or, you can use the scribe for scribing lines or locating holes. This versatile tool is sure to be part of your woodworking kit, and takes less than an hour to make one. Make your hand tool joinery more precise and cleaner with this simple striking knife.


26 minutes 2013
Order Number: SJ237.........$17.99

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