How to Make a Marking Knife with Aluminum Handles




I’ve made one of these marking knives before but used walnut for the handles. I thought it might look pretty cool if I made one with aluminum handles and brass …

19 thoughts on “How to Make a Marking Knife with Aluminum Handles

  1. Sean Patterson says:

    Very nice work. A DIY marking knife is on my list of new projects to do. I keep putting it off due to the heat-treatment, never having done it. Your approach is straightforward. Thank you.

  2. Paul John's Life says:

    Great project! I like how you held the knife to the belt sander with the magnet, but I'd be afraid of it getting thrown off. I am a klutz and probably shouldn't handle sharp obects….but I don't let that stop me.

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