scratch awl


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scratch awl

scratch awl
An awl used for scribing wood, plastic, or the like.
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It's best to make a paper pattern and mark each hole with a scratch awl.
Use a scratch awl to punch through the centers of the ball holes as well as the centers of the screw holes along the edge (Photo 5).
1 Phillips screwdriver or hex-shanked bit Drill bits: 1/16" twist bit 1/8" twist bit 1/4" twist bit or brad point bit 17/64" twist bit or brad point bit 9/16" spade bit 3/4" spade bit countersink bit Orbital sander Bastard file with one flat side Needle-nose pliers Side cutter pliers ("side cutters") Scratch awl Lettering guide, 18-point text(*) Permanent markers one red Sanford Sharpie fine point(*) one black Sanford Sharpie ultra fine point.